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Important Events   July 2017 to September 2017  
 
28 Sep 2017 Thiru CH.Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu planted Gundumalli, the Arabian Jasmine Sapling at Raj Bhavan, Nur​sery, Chennai on 28.09.2017. Tmt CH.Vinodha Rao,Spouse of Governor, Ms. Rekha, Member of Parliament, Dr.Kamalaselvaraj, Tmt Jaya Sridhar, Tmt Jaya Sridhar, Selvi Priya Selvaraj, Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena IAS, Principal Secretary to Governor and other dignitaries were present.

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Event on 28 September 2017

Event on 28 September 2017
27 Sep 2017 Mr. Robert Burgess, Consul General of the United States of America in Chennai called on Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 27th September 2017.  Event on 27 September 2017
As a part of 'Swachhata Hi Seva' Programme to promote and ensure cleanliness, Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu inspected the Mega Mess, Roja Ladies Hostel, Tulip International Boys Hostel  and interacted with the students and the workers at Anna University, Chennai on 27.09.2017.  Thiru K.P.  Anbalagan, Hon'ble Minister for Higher Education, Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena IAS, Principal Secretary to Governor, Thiru Sunil Paliwal IAS, Principal Secretary to Government, Higher Education Department, Dr. R. Palaniswamy IAS, Member, Convenor committee, Thiru S. Ganesan, Registrar, Anna University and other dignitaries were present.
 
Event on 27 September 2017

Event on 27 September 2017

Event on 27 September 2017

Event on 27 September 2017
10 Sep 2017
Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu released the book "Nurturing Global Leaders of Tomorrow: An inclusive learning model (SKMSVM) shows the way" at Sri Kanchi Mahaswami Vidya Mandir (SKMSVM) Campus, Rajakilpakkam, Chennai on 10/09/2017. Dr. V. Shankar, Chairman, Governing Council, Sri Kanchi Mahaswami Vidya Mandir, Dr. K. Kasturi Rangan, Chairman, Panel for National Education Policy​, Thiru R.A. Sankara Narayanan, Managing Director & CEO, Vijaya Bank, Thiru C.S. Mehta, Member, Governing Council, Dr. D.V.R. Seshadri, Author of the Book, Tmt Lalitha Mahadevan, Principal, SKMSVM were present
Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu inaugurated the Exhibition "India at 70" at Sri Kanchi Mahaswami Vidya Mandir Campus, Rajakilpakkam, Chennai on 10/09/2017. Dr. V. Shankar, Chairman, Governing Council, Sri Kanchi Mahaswami Vidya Mandir, Dr. K. Kasturi Rangan, Chairman, Panel for National Education Policy​, Thiru R.A. Sankara Narayanan, Managing Director & CEO, Vijaya Bank, Thiru C.S. Mehta, Member, Governing Council, Dr. D.V.R. Seshadri, Author of the Book, Tmt Lalitha Mahadevan, Principal, SKMSVM were present.
Event on 10 September 2017

Event on 10 September 2017
Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu interacted with the visitors who came to view Raj Bhavan Chennai
​on 10/09/2017
. The Governor enquired about their experience
​ and they had Group ph​otograph
.  
Event on 10 September 2017
07 Sep 2017
Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu presented Degrees and Medals at the 19th Convocation of the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) at Chennai on 07/09/2017.  Thiru Udumalai K. Radhakrishnan, Hon'ble Minister for Animal Husbandry, ​Dr. Narendra Singh Rathore, Deputy Director General (Agricultural Education), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, Dr. S. Thilagar, Vice-Chancellor, TANUVAS and other dignitaries were present.
Event on 07 September 2017
Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu Chaired the Meeting of the State Level Monitoring Cell to Eradicate the menace of ragging in Educational Institutions on 7th September, 2017 at Raj Bhavan, Chennai.  Members of the Cell Thiru K.P. Anbalagan, Hon’ble Minister for Higher Education, Dr. Tmt. Girija Vaidyanathan, IAS, Chief Secretary to Government, Thiru Niranjan Mardi, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary to Government, Home, Prohibition & Excise Department, Thiru T.K. Rajendran, IPS, Director General of Police,  Thiru Sunil Paliwal, IAS, Principal Secretary to Government, Higher Education Department and Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena, IAS, Principal Secretary to Governor, participated in the meeting.

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06 Sep 2017
Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu presented Degrees and Medals at the   29th Convocation of The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University at Chennai on 06/09/2017. Dr. C. Vijayabaskar, Hon'ble Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Secretary to Govt. of India, Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi, Dr. J. Radhakrishnan, Principal Secretary to Govt., Health & Family Welfare Dept. Govt. of Tamil Nadu, Prof. Dr. S. Geethalakshmi, Vice-Chancellor, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University and other dignitaries were present.
Event on 06 September 2017
27 Aug 2017

Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu,  Vice President of India paid Floral Tributes to Avvaiyar Statue at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 27/08/2017 and wrote on the Athichudi Slate on the letter 'அ'  of  "Aram Cheya Virumbu". The Vice President was delighted to hear the recital of Aathicudi.  Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao,  Governor of Tamil Nadu and Thiru D.Jayakumar,  Minister for Fisheries, Personnel and Administrative Reforms were present.

Thiru M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India paid Floral Tributes to Thiruvalluvar Statue at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 27/08/2017.  Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Governor of Tamil Nadu explained about the couplets. The Vice President was delighted to hear about the significance of  Thirukkural.

Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Governor of Tamil Nadu received Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India at Chennai Airport on 27/08/2017 and presented the Thirukural written in 'Telugu".

Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India inaugurated the photo exhibition “New India – We resolve to make” held in  commemoration with the 75th year of Quit India Movement at Anna University, Chennai on 27/08/2017. Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Governor of Tamil Nadu, Shri Ananth Kumar, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Thiru D. Jayakumar, Minister for Fisheries, Personnel and Administrative Reforms, Thiru K.P. Anbalagan, Minister for Higher Education and other dignitaries were present.

Event on 27 August 2017

Event on 27 August 2017

Event on 27 August 2017

Event on 27 August 2017
21 Aug 2017 Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu administered the Oath of Office to Thiru O. Panneerselvam as Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 21/08/2017. Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and other dignitaries were present.  

Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu administered the Oath of Office to Thiru K. Pandiarajan as Minister for Tamil Offical Language & Tamil Culture at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 21/08/2017. Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thiru O. Panneerselvam, Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and Dr (Tmt) Girija Vaidyanathan, Chief Secretary to Govt. of Tamil Nadu were present.

Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu with Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, newly sworn in Deputy Chief Minister Thiru O. Panneerselvam and Minister Thiru K.Pandiarajan at Raj Bhavan on 21.08.2017. Dr (Tmt) Girija Vaidyanathan, IAS., Chief Secretary to Govt. of Tamil Nadu was present.

Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu with Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and Council of Ministers after Swearing-in of Thiru O. Panneerselvam as Deputy Chief Minister and Thiru K.Pandiarajan as Minister at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 21/08/2017.

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Event on 21 August 2017

Event on 21 August 2017

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Event on 21 August 2017
15 Aug 2017

Thiru CH.Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu and Tmt CH. Vinodha Rao, First Lady hosted Independence Day Reception 'At Home' at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 15/08/2017. The Cultural Programmes were organized by the South Zone Cultural Centre.​ The Governor  & First Lady witnessed the Songi Mukhawate dance performed by Shri Ambasdas S Gauvli & troupe from Maharashtra. Hon'ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Thiru Edappadi K.Palaniswami, Hon’ble Selvi Justice Indira Banerjee, Chief Justice, Madras High Court, Hon’ble Speaker of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly, Thiru P. Dhanapal, Chief Secretary to Govt., Dr. (Tmt) Girija Vaidyanathan, IAS.,  and other dignitaries witnessed the programme.

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Event on 15 August 2017

Event on 15 August 2017
13 Aug 2017 Thiru CH.Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu released the TRANSTAN Annual Report  and honoured the Organ Donor Families at the  Organ Donation Day Programme held at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 13.08.2017. Dr. C. Vijaya Baskar, Hon’ble Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. J. Radhakrishnan IAS., Principal Secretary to Govt., Health & Family Welfare Department, Dr. Jagdish Prasad, Director General, Health Services, Govt. of India, Dr.Vimal Bhandari, Director, NOTTO, Govt. of India, Dr. Mohamed Rela, Liver Transplant Surgeon, Global Hospital, Chennai, Dr. P. Balaji, Member Secretary, Transplant Authority Government of Tamil Nadu and other dignitaries were present.  

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Event on 13 August 2017
12 Aug 2017
Thiru C
H
. Vidyasagar Rao, 
Hon'ble 
Governor of Tamil Nadu 
 presented the Gollapudi Srinivas  National Award 2016  " Best Debut Director 2016"  to Shri Hemanth M Rao. Shri Ashish Vidyarthi, Shri. Rajendra Singh Babu, Shri P.C. Sreeram, Smt Sneha and other  dignitaries were present. 
Event on 12 August 2017
Thiru C
H
.Vidyasagar Rao, 
Hon'ble 
Governor of Tamil Nadu
 presented donor cheques to Dr.Viswanathan, Founder President, Muscular Dystrophy Association of India and to Thiru Arun Krishnamurthy, Environmentalist and Activist at 'Samruddhi' of 'Samudhaaya Foundation'​  at Chennai on 12.08.2017. Tmt. Sudha Ragunathan,
​ ​
Founder & Managing Trustee,
​ ​
Samudhaaya Foundation
​,
 Thiru S.
​​
Gurumurthy, Chartered Accountant, Columnist, Political and Economic Analyst
​, 
Thiru M.C. Ragunathan, MD, Amutham Music
​, 
Thiru. N. Gopalaswami, Chairman, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India, Thiru Sundar Ramachandran, Secretary, Hamsadhwani, Thiru Mohan Parasaran, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court & Former Solicitor General of India and other dignitaries were present.

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Event on 12 August 2017
27 July 2017 Shri. CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu received  Shri. Narendra Modi Hon'ble Prime Minister of India at Madurai Airport on 27.07.2017. 

Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu presented the ‘Thirukkural’ book brought out in Gujarati to Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India at Madurai Airport on 27.07.2017.


Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Unveiled Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Memorial Plaque at Rameswaram, on 27.07.2017. Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu, Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Hon’ble Union Ministers, Hon’ble Ministers of Govt of  Tamil Nadu & other dignitaries were present.

Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Flagged off Kalam Sandesh Vahini at Rameswaram, on 27.07.2017. Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu, Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu, M.P., & other dignitaries were present.
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Event on 27 July 2017

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Event on 27 July 2017
15 July 2017
Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu presented Degrees and Medals at the 159th Annual Convocation of the University of Madras at Chennai on 15.07.2017. Thiru K.P. Anbalagan, Hon'ble Minister for Higher Education, Government of Tamil Nadu, Dr. C. Rangarajan, Former Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister and Former Governor, Reserve Bank of India, Thiru Sunil Paliwal IAS., Principal Secretary to Government, Higher Education Department, Thiru P. Duraisamy, Vice-Chancellor, University of Madras and other dignitaries were present.
 
Event on 15 July 2017
Thiru C
H
. Vidyasagar Rao, 
Hon'ble 
Governor of Tamil Nadu inaugurated ISG National (Mid Term) Conference - 2017 of Indian Society of Gastroenterology and MedIndia Hospitals, 
presented MedIndia Oration 
Award to Dr. Bipin Batra, Executive Director, National Board of Examination, released the book "Know Your Digestive System & Diseases" and Issued Emergency Medical Care Card (EMC2) at Chennai on 15.07.2017.  Dr. T.S. Chandrasekar, President, Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Dr. D. Nageshwar Reddy, Immediate Past President, World Endoscopy Organization, Dr. Govind K. Makharia, Secretary General, Indian Society of Gastroenterology and other dignitaries were present
 
Event on 15 July 2017

Event on 15 July 2017
Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu interacted with the visitors who came to view Raj Bhavan Chennai today (15/07/2017). The Governor enquired about their experience. Event on 15 July 2017
14 July 2017

Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu unveiled the Statue of Avvaiyar at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 14.07.2017. In this function Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu presided and unveiled the Aathichudi Slate and  Ms. Justice Indira Banerjee, Hon’ble Chief Justice of Madras High Court participated as Guest of Honour and initiated the Akshrabhyasam on the Aathichudi Slate. Dr.(Tmt) Girija Vaidyanathan IAS., Chief Secretary to Government, Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena IAS., Principal Secretary to Governor and other dignitaries were present

 
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Event on 14 July 2017
01 July 2017

The Newly Constituted Search Committee for recommending a panel of three names for appointing the next Vice-Chancellor of Anna University headed by the Chancellor’s Nominee/ Convener Hon’ble Justice R.M. Lodha, Former Chief Justice of India and its Members Dr. N. Sundaradevan, IAS (Retd)  and Prof. K. Anantha Padmanabhan, Former Director, IIT, Kanpur  called on Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao,  Hon’ble Governor of      Tamil Nadu  and Chancellor of Anna University at Raj Bhavan, Chennai (01.07.2017).

Hon’ble Justice R.M. Lodha, Former Chief Justice of India and Chancellor’s Nominee/ Convener of the Newly Constituted Search Committee for recommending a panel of three names for appointing the next Vice-Chancellor of Anna University called on Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble  Governor of  Tamil Nadu  and Chancellor of Anna University at Raj Bhavan, Chennai (01.07.2017).

Event on 01 July 2017

Event on 01 July 2017
 

Thiru CH.Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu presented Degrees and Medals at the 3rd Annual Convocation of the Tamil Nadu Fisheries University at Raj Bhavan, Chennai 0n 01.07.2017. Thiru. Gagandeep Singh Bedi, IAS, Agricultural Production Commissioner and Principal Secretary to Government,Agriculture Dept. & Principal Secretary (FAC) , Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries Department, Government of Tamil Nadu, Dr.B.Meenakumari, Chairperson, National Biodiversity Authority, Chennai, ​Dr.S.Felix, Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Fisheries University and other dignitaries were present.

Event on 01 July 2017
  Thiru T.K. Rajendran IPS., Director General of Police, Tamil Nadu called on Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of  Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai (01.07.2017). The meeting was a courtesy call. Event on 01 July 2017
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