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News and Events   October 2016 to December 2016  
 
28 Dec 2016
Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu inaugurated “One Student – One Tree” initiative at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli on 28/12/2016 to promote green cover. T
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hiru K.P. Anbalagan, Hon'ble Minister for Higher Education, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, Thiru M.Karunakaran, IAS, District Collector, Tirunelveli, Prof. Vikram Kumar, Emeritus Professor, Centre for Applied Research in Electronics, IIT, New Delhi, Prof. Dr. K. Baskar, Vice-Chancellor,
​ ​Dr. A. John De Britto, Registrar, 
 
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University
​ and other dignitaries were present
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Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu presided over the 24th Annual convocation of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University and awarded degrees and Medals at Tirunelveli on 28/12/2016.​ Thiru K.P. Anbalagan, Hon'ble Minister for Higher Education, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, Prof. Vikram Kumar, Emeritus Professor, Centre for Applied Research in Electronics, IIT, New Delhi, Prof. Dr. K.Baskar, Vice-Chancellor,
​ ​Dr. A.John De Britto, Registrar, 
 
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University
​ were present
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27 Dec 2016 Thiru S. Krishnan, IAS., Chairman, Fifth State Finance Commission submitted a report regarding the finance of the Local Bodies of the Tamil Nadu to Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai today (27.12.2016). Thiru B.Senguttuvan, MP., Vellore and Ex-offico Members,  Thiru  G. Prakash IAS., Commissioner, Municipal Administration, Thiru K. Maharabushanam IAS., Director of Town Panchayats, Thiru K. Baskaran IAS., Director of Rural Development & Panchayat Raj and Thiru Seenivasagam, Joint Secretary , Fifth SFC and​ Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena IAS, Principal Secretary to Governor were present. Event on 27 Dec 2016
Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, Tmt CH. Vinodha, First Lady and Family Members visited Meenakshi Sundareshwarar temple at Madurai, Tamil Nadu and offered Prayers on 27.12.2016.Thiru K. Veera Raghava Rao, IAS, District Collector, Madurai was present.

Dr. (Tmt) Girija Vaidyanathan IAS., Chief Secretary to Government called on Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 27.12.2016. The meeting was a Courtesy call.
​ Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena IAS, Principal Secretary to Governor was present.
Event on 27 Dec 2016
26 Dec 2016 Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, Tmt. CH. Vinodha, First Lady and Family Members visited Sripuram Golden Temple at Vellore, Tamil Nadu and offered Prayers on 26.12.2016.

S​hri Pon. Radhakrishnan, Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping called on Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 26/12/2016. The meeting was a courtesy call.  Event on 26 Dec 2016
Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu presided over the 12th Annual convocation of Thiruvalluvar University and awarded degrees and Medals at Vellore on 26/12/2016. Thiru K.P. Anbalagan, Hon'ble Minister for Higher Education, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, Dr. (Ms) B. MeenaKumari Chairperson, National Biodiversity Authority, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of India, Chennai, Dr. K. Murugan, Vice-Chancellor and Dr. P. Asokan Registrar, Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore were present. Event on 26 Dec 2016
Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu inaugurated “One Student – One Tree” initiative at Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore on 26/12/2016 to promote green cover. Thiru K.P. Anbalagan, Hon’ble Minister for Higher Education, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, Thiru S.A. Raman, IAS., District Collector, Vellore, Dr.(Ms) B. Meenakumari, Chairperson, National Biodiversity Authority, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of India, Chennai, Dr. K. Murugan, Vice-Chancellor, Thiruvalluvar University and other dignitaries were present. Event on 26 Dec 2016
18 Dec 2016 Lt. Gen. Rakesh Kumar Anand, General Officer Commanding, Dakshin Bharat Area called on Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 18/12/2016. The meeting was a courtesy call. Event on 18 Dec 2016
Thiru O.Panneerselvam, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu called on
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Thiru.  CH.Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 18/12/2016.
The meeting was a courtesy call
Event on 18 Dec 2016
07 Dec 2016 Thiru CH.Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu placed wreath and paid respects to Cho Ramaswamy at Chennai on 07/12/2016. 

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  Thiru Arumugam Thondaman, Member of Parliament, Sri Lanka handed over the Condolence messages given by His Excellency Maithripala Srisena, President of Sri Lanka and Shri Ranil Wickremesinghe, Hon’ble Prime Minster of Sri Lanka to Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan Chennai on 07/12/2016. Thiru Senthil Thondaman, Acting Chief Minister, Uva Province, Thiru M. Rameshwaran Minister of Agriculture, Center Provincial Council, Thiru V. Krishnamurthy Deputy High Commissioner, Thiru Wishwanath Aponsu, Diplomatic Officer of Sri Lanka were present.

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06 Dec 2016 Swearing-in of council of Ministers. 

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Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu placed wreath and paid homage to late Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Selvi J. Jayalalithaa at Chennai on 06/12/2016.

Hon’ble Prime Minister Thiru Narendra Modi placed wreath and paid homage to Selvi J. Jayalalithaa, Late Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu at Chennai on 06/12/2016. Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu was present. 
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02 Dec 2016
Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu presided over 9th Annual convocation of Tamil Nadu Open University and awarded degrees and Medals to toppers at ​Chennai on 02/12/2016. Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), Vancouver, Canada annually presents award to top female student in Information and Communication Technologies or Electronic Media and Mass Communication studies. Selvi  R. Muthu of BCA received the Degree and the CEMCA Award from Hon'ble Governor. Thiru K.P. Anbalagan, Hon'ble Minister for Higher Education, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, Thiru A. Karthik IAS., Secretary, Higher Education, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, Dr. V. Shanta, Chairperson, Cancer Institute (WIA) Adyar and Dr. M. Bhaskaran, Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai were present.
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11 Nov 2016 Mr.​Kyungsoo Kim, Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Chennai called on Thiru CH.Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 10/11/2016.

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Thiru CH.Vidyasagar Rao, Governor of Tamil Nadu  inspected the Tree Census carried out by the Botanists, Researchers, Scientists and students of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University at Raj Bhavan, Chennai today (11.11.2016).

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10 Nov 2016

Thiru CH. Vidhyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu inaugurated the Tree Census, planted Teak Sapling, released the catalogue on “Trees of Raj Bhavan” and handed over to the Teams at Raj Bhavan, Chennai today (10/11/2016). Thiru N.Krishna Kumar, IFS, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests & Head of the Department, Dr.V.Melkani, IFS, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests & Chief Wildlife Warden, Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena, IAS, Principal Secretary to Governor, Prof. Dr.K.Ramasamy, Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University and other dignitaries were present.

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08 Nov 2016 Mr. Philip A. Min, U.S. Consul General in Chennai called on Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu  at Raj Bhavan, Chennai today (08/11/2016).

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22 Oct 2016

Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon,ble Governor of Tamil Nadu  and Maharashtra presided over Governing Body Meeting of South Zone Cultural Centre at Chennai today (22.10.2016). Thiru T.K. Ramachandran IAS., Principal Secretary to Government, Culture, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena IAS., Principal Secretary to Governor, Tmt. Rani George IAS., Secretary, Cultural Affairs, Govt. of Kerala,  Shri. Krishna Shetty, Administrator, Lalith Kala Academy, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, Dr. M.S. Murthy, President, Karnataka Lalit Kala Akademi, Smt. KPAC Lalitha, Chairperson, Kerala Sangeeta Natak Akademy, Dr. Sajith E.N. Director South Zone Cultural Centre, Thiru S. Ganessin, Director, Art and Culture, Govt. of Puducherry, Thiru M. Harikrishna, Director, Department of Language and Culture, Govt. of Telangana, Thiru Vasantha Rao, Deputy Director, Art and Culture, Government of Andhra Pradesh were present.

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21 Oct 2016 Thiru ​CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu released the Special Edition of Conference Abstract at the Joint Plenary session of the 6th International Patient Safety Congress and 7th Transforming Healthcare with IT at Chennai on 21/10/2016.
Dr. Prathap C. Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group, Ms. Preetha Reddy, Vice-Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Group, Thiru Lakshmi Narayan, Vice-Chairman, Cognizant Technology Services, Dr. Andy Fischer, President, International Society for Tele-medicine and e-health ​and other dignitaries were present.


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13 Oct 2016
Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu presided over the 
29th Annual Convocation of Alagappa University at Karaikudi, Sivagangai District, Tamil Nadu and presented Degrees to the students on 13.10.2016. Thiru K.P. Anbalagan, Hon'ble Minister for Higher Education, Govt. of Tamil Nadu , Prof. D.S. Chauhan, Vice- Chancellor, GLA University, Mathura, U.P.,  Prof. S. Subbiah, Vice-Chancellor, Alagappa University and other dignitaries were present.
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Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu was presented Guard of Honour at Alagappa University, Karaikudi on 13.10.2016. Event on 13 Oct 2016
Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu Shri CH. Vidyasagar Rao and Madam Governor Smt. CH.Vinodha visited the Brihadeeswarar Temple at Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu​ on 13.10.2016.  Event on 13 Oct 2016
Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu Shri CH. Vidyasagar Rao​ inaugurated the Smile Train Block at Meenakshi Hospital, Thanjavur on 13.10.2016. The Governor presented award to Dr.S.Gurushankar, Chairman, Meenakshi Hospital, Thanjavur for completion of 11,000  Cleft lip and Palate correctional free service. Madam Governor Smt. CH.Vinodha , Smt. Kamini Gurushankar, Dr. Saumya Tripathi, Dr. Ravichandran and Dr. Subas Chandran were present.

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Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu Shri CH. Vidyasagar Rao​ was  ​felicitated by the Chennai Tamil Sangam at Thanjavur for unveiling the Portrait of Emperor Rajendra Chola - I at Mazagon Dock at Mumbai. Madam Governor Smt. CH. Vinodha , Dr. V.G. Santhosam, Chairman, World Thiruvalluvar Foundation, Dr. T. Elangovan, Chairman, Chennai Tamil Sangam and other dignitaries were present.

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10 Oct 2016 Thiru M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon'ble Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation and Minister ​for Information & Broadcasting called on Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at RajBhavan, Chennai on 10.10.2016. The meeting was a courtesy call.  Event on 10 Oct 2016
Thiru Su. Thirunavukkarasar, President, Tamil Nadu Congress Committee called on ​Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan,Chennai on 10.10.2016. The meeting was a courtesy call.  Event on 10 Oct 2016
Thiru Justice (Retd) P.Sathasivam, Hon'ble Governor of Kerala called on Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 10/10/2016. The meeting was a courtesy call.  Event on 10 Oct 2016
Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, First Lady Tmt. CH. Vinodha along with family members offered prayers at the TTD temple at T. Nagar, Chennai on 10/10/2016.  Event on 10 Oct 2016
07 Oct 2016

Thiru O. Panneerselvam, Leader of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly and Minister for Finance, Personnel and Administrative Reforms and Thiru Edappadi K.  Palanisamy, Minister for Public Works, Highways and Minor Ports and the Chief Secretary to Government called on Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, at Raj Bhavan, Chennai, today (07.10.2016) evening.

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02 Oct 2016 Thiru CH.Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu paid floral tributes to the portrait of Mahatma Gandhiji on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhiji Birthday Celebrations​ near Mahatma Gandhi Statue at Marina, Chennai (02/10/2016). Thiru O.Panneerselvam, Hon’ble Minister for Finance, Personnel and Administrative Reforms and Hon’ble Ministers of Govt. of Tamil Nadu were present. Event on 2 Oct 2016
Thiru CH.Vidyasagar Rao, ​Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu planted sapling at Gandhi Mandapam and distributed awards and prizes to the students - winners of various competitions at the Gandhi Jayanthi Celebrations held at Gandhi Mandapam, Chennai on 02/10/2016). Thiru Kadambur Raju, Hon'ble Minister for Information and Publicity, Thiru K.Pandiarajan, Hon'ble Minister for School Education & Sports and Youth Welfare, Thiru R.Venkatesan, IAS., Secretary, Tamil Development & Information Department, Thiru J.Kumaragurubaran IAS., Director, Information and Public Relations Department.​ Thiru S.P.Ezhilazhagan, Additional Director (Information) and other dignitaries were present.

Thiru CH.Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu witnessed the cultural Programmes performed by school & College students at the Gandhi Jayanthi Celebrations at Gandhi Mandapam, Chennai on 02/10/16.

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Thiru CH.Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu inaugurated the Khadi Sales on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanthi Celebrations and visited the sales counters at Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan, Anna Salai, Chennai on 02/10/2016. Thiru Harmander Singh, IAS., Principal Secretary to Govt., Handlooms, Textiles and Khadi Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena, IAS., Principal Secretary to Governor, Thiru D.Dhanapal, State Director, Khadi & Village Industries Commission, Chennai, Thiru S.Balasubramanian, Chairman, Tmt R.Rajeswari, Secretary and Thiru V.Selvaraj, Manager, Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan were present.


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