List of Governors of Indian states – Present Governors of Indian states

The Governors and Lieutenant-Governors of the states and territories of India have similar powers and functions at the state level as that of the President of India at Union level. The Governor acts as the nominal head whereas the real power lies in the hand of the Chief Ministers of the states and the Chief Minister’s Council of Ministers.

List of Present Governors of India
State Name Took office
Andhra Pradesh E. S. L. Narasimhan 28 December 2009
Arunachal Pradesh Nirbhay Sharma 29 May 2013
Assam Janaki Ballabh Patnaik 11 December 2009
Bihar D. Y. Patil 22 March 2013
Chhattisgarh Shekhar Dutt 23 January 2010
Goa Bharat Vir Wanchoo 4 May 2012
Gujarat Kamla Beniwal 27 November 2009
Haryana Jagannath Pahadia 27 July 2009
Himachal Pradesh Urmila Singh 25 January 2010
Jammu and Kashmir Narinder Nath Vohra 25 June 2008
Jharkhand Syed Ahmed 4 September 2011
Karnataka H. R. Bhardwaj 29 June 2009
Kerala Sheila Dikshit 11 March 2014
Madhya Pradesh Ram Naresh Yadav 8 September 2011
Maharashtra K. Sankaranarayanan 22 January 2010
Manipur Vinod Kumar Duggal 31 December 2013
Meghalaya Krishan Kant Paul 8 July 2013
Mizoram Vakkom Purushothaman 2 September 2011
Nagaland Ashwani Kumar 21 March 2013
Odisha S. C. Jamir 21 March 2013
Punjab Shivraj Patil 22 January 2010
Rajasthan Margaret Alva 12 May 2012
Sikkim Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil 20 July 2013
Tamil Nadu K. Rosaiah 31 August 2011
Telangana E. S. L. Narasimhan 2 June 2014
Tripura Devanand Konwar 25 March 2013
Uttar Pradesh Banwari Lal Joshi 28 July 2009
Uttarakhand Aziz Qureshi 15 May 2012
West Bengal M. K. Narayanan 24 January 2010
List of Present Lieutenant Governors
Union Territory Name of the Governor Took Office
Andaman and Nicobar A. K. Singh 1 July 2013
Delhi Najeeb Jung 1 July 2013
Pondicherry Virendra Kataria 1 July 2013

Following these four union territories have an administrator appointed, who is an Indian Administrative Service officer.

List of Present Administrator
Union Territory Name of the Administrator
Took Office
Chandigarh Shivraj Patil 22 January 2010
Dadra and Nagar Haveli B.S. Bhalla 31 Aug. 2012
Daman and Diu B.S. Bhalla 31 Aug. 2012
Lakshadweep Amar Nath 11 July 2011

Last Update: June 5, 2014.

2 thoughts on “List of Governors of Indian states – Present Governors of Indian states

  1. Praveen Bable says:

    rajasthan governor Margret Alwa m sure

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