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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.
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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.
Event on 27 July 2017

Event on 27 July 2017

Event on 27 July 2017

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

Event on 14 July 2017

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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