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Administration in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh was established in 1956 by the central government of India. The state had its bifurcation recently in June 2014 only and now has 13 districts under it as compared to the previous 23 district. 10 districts of the state are gone into Telangana after the bifurcation. From the establishment of Andhra Pradesh in 1956 till 1986 The Indian National Congress party won all of the elections in the state. The year of 1983 is known as the emergence of Telugu Desam Party in the state as N. T. Rama Rao, a popular Telugu actor established the same. However, Congress again emerged in 1989 in the state by winning the elections and continued its legacy till 1994. N. T. Rama Rao again won in 1995 and died in 1996 leaving his position to his second wife Lakshmi Parvati. In 2004, under the guidance of Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ("YSR"), the Indian National Congress party won the elections and continued till 2014. Finally, in 2014 SriN. Chandrababu Naidu won the elections and became the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.

Administration in ANdhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Legislature

Currently the state is bicameral and its lower house is known as the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, while its upper house is known as the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council. The first consists of 175 members, while the latter one consists of 56 members at the moment. Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council has less powers as compared to the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly. The state has seen both unicameral and bicameral status on different occasions in different time periods. For More Click Here

Government of Andhra Pradesh

Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh

Government of Andhra Pradesh is responsible for proper management of the state by the elected members of the government.  Just like the rest of the country, it is also a democratically elected body. Constitutional head of the government is the Governor and is responsible for appointment of not only the chief minister of the state but his council of ministers as well. Chief Minister takes care of all the daily routine activities of the state with the help of his council of ministers. Current Governor of the state is Ekkadu Srinivasan Lakshmi Narasimhan and the Chief Minister of the state is Nara Chandrababu Naidu. There are total 20 cabinet ministers in the government of Andhra Pradesh.

Governor of Andhra Pradesh

Government in Andhra Pradesh

Ekkadu Srinivasan Lakshmi Narasimhan is serving as the Governor of Andhra Pradesh since 2009. He has also served as the governor of Chhattisgarh from 2007 to 2010 and was also associated with Intelligence Bureau as the Director till 2006. Ekkadu Srinivasan Lakshmi Narasimhan was born in the year of 1945 and is a highly respected police official. Governor plays a very significant role in the administration of the state. Some of his main duties involved summoning and proroguing the Session of the State Legislature, giving assent to the Bills, Promulgation of Ordinances and appointing the Council of Ministers.

Contact Details of the Governor of Andhra Pradesh

EPABX No: 23310521
FAX No:  23311260
Email: aprajbhavan@gmail.com, aprajbhavan1@gmail.com

Cabinet Ministers of Andhra Pradesh

Here are the names of all cabinet ministers of Andhra Pradesh along with their ministries, party name and assembly constituency details.

Cabinet Ministers of Andhra Pradesh

Sri. Nara Chandrababu Naidu (TDP)
Chief Minister,General Administration Department, Law & Justice, Energy, Infrastructure, Investment, Industries & Commerce, Public Enterprises, Cinematography, Tourism & All other Portfolios not allocated
Assembly Constituency - Kuppam

Sri K.E.Krishna Murthy (TDP)
Deputy Chief Minister,Revenue, Stamps & Registration
Assembly Constituency - Pattikonda

Sri N.Chinarajappa (TDP)
Deputy Chief Minister,Home, Disaster Management
Assembly Constituency - Peddapuram

Sri Yanamala Ramakrishnudu  (TDP)
Finance & Planning, Commercial Taxes, Legislative Affairs
Member of Legislative Council

Sri Ch. Ayyannapatrudu (TDP)
Panchayat Raj, Rural Water Supply, NREGS
Assembly Constituency - Narsipatnam

Sri B.Gopala Krishna Reddy (TDP)
Environment & Forests, Science & Technology, Cooperation
Assembly Constituency - Srikalahasti

Sri Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao (TDP)
Irrigation, Command Area Development & Water Resources Management
Assembly Constituency - Mylavaram

Dr. P.Narayana (TDP)
Municipal Administration & Urban Development, Urban Water Supply and Urban Planning
Member of Legislative Council

Smt.Paritala Sunithamma (TDP)
Price Monitoring, Consumer Affairs, Food & Civil Supplies
Assembly Constituency - Raptadu

Sri Prathipati Pulla Rao (TDP)

Agriculture, Agri-Processing, Marketing & warehousing, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development and Fisheries
Assembly Constituency - Chilakaluripet

Sri Kamineni Srinivas (BJP)   
Health and Medical Education
Assembly Constituency - Kaikalur

Sri Ganta Srinivasa Rao (TDP)
Human Resources Development (Primary Education, Secondary Education, Higher & Technical Education)
Assembly Constituency - Bhimili

Sri Palle Raghunatha Reddy(TDP)
Information & Public Relations, Information Technology & Communications, Non-Resident Indian empowerment & Relations, Telugu Language & Culture, Minority Welfare & Empowerment
Assembly Constituency - Puttaparthi

Smt. Peethala Sujatha (TDP)

Women Empowerment, Child Welfare and Disabled & Senior Citizens Welfare, Mines & Geology
Assembly Constituency - Chintalapudi

Sri Atchannaidu Kinjarapu (TDP)  
Labour & Employment, Factories, Youth & Sports, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Assembly Constituency - Tekkali

Sri Raghava Rao Sidda (TDP)

Transport, Roads and Buildings
Assembly Constituency - Darsi

Smt. Kimidi Mrunalini (TDP)
Rural Development, Housing, Sanitation
Assembly Constituency - Cheepurupalli

Sri Kollu ravindra (TDP)
BC Welfare & Empowerment, Handlooms & Excise
Assembly Constituency - Machilipatnam(Bandar)

Sri Ravela Kishore Babu  (TDP)

Social Welfare & Empowerment, Tribal Welfare & Empowerment
Assembly Constituency - Prathipadu

Sri Pydikondala Manikyala Rao  (BJP)
Assembly Constituency - Tadepalligudem

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MPs and MLAs from Andhra Pradesh

Following is the list of Lok Sabha MPs:

Amalapuram (SC): Dr Pandula Ravindra Babu

Anakapalle: Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao (Avanthi)

Anantapur: J.C. Diwakar Reddy

Araku (ST): Kothapalli Geetha

Bapatla (SC): Malyadri Sriram

Chittoor (SC): Naramalli Sivaprasad

Eluru: Maganti Venkateswara Rao (Babu)

Guntur: Jayadev Galla

Hindupur: Kristappa Nimmala

Kadapa: YS Avinash Reddy

Kakinada: Thota Narasimham

Kurnool: Butta Renuka

Machilipatnam: Konakalla Narayana Rao

Nandyal: S.P.Y Reddy

Narasaraopet: Sambasiva Rao Rayapati

Narsapuram: Gokaraju Ganga Raju

Nellore: Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy

Ongole: YV Subba Reddy

Rajahmundry: Murali Mohan Maganti

Rajampet: P.V.Midhun Reddy

Srikakulam: Rammohan Naidu Kinjarapu

Tirupati (SC): Varaprasad Rao Velagapalli

Vijayawada: Kesineni Srinivas

Visakhapatnam: Kambhampati Hari Babu

Vizianagaram: Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati

Following are Rajya Sabha MPs:

K Chiranjeevi: Indian National Congress

Sujana Chowdary: Telugu Desam Party

Renuka Chowdary: Indian National Congress

T.Devender Goud: Telugu Desam Party

Mohd. Ali Khan: Indian National Congress

C.M Ramesh: Telugu Desam Party

Jairam Ramesh: Indian National Congress

Garikapati Mohan Rao

Keshava Rao: Telangana Rashtra Samithi

K. V. P. Ramachandra Rao: Indian National Congress

V. Hanumantha Rao: Indian National Congress

Rapolu Anand Bhaskar: Indian National Congress

P.Govardhan Reddy: Indian National Congress

Dr. T. Subbarami Reddy: Indian National Congress

Jesudasu Seelam    Indian National Congress

Thota Seetharama Lakshmi

Gundu Sudha Rani: Telugu Desam Party

Courts in Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad and Telangana, both share the same court (High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad) as its high court. Decisions ordered by the high court are of the paramount level and if someone decides to challenge the decision of high court of the state, he has to appeal in Supreme Court of India. There are several civil and criminal courts are under the same in every district of the state.

High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad was established in 1956 and was earlier known as High Court of Andhra Pradesh. In coming future, Andhra Pradesh has to set up a different high court for itself. However, High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad will remain the High Court of Telangana. Chief Justice of this court is Dilip Babasaheb Bhonsale in recent times.

Courts in Andhra Pradesh

High Court of Judicature At Hyderabad
Near Govt. City College, Madina, Charminar, Hyderabad - 500 066.
EPABX LINES: 23446340, 23446341, 23446342,
23446343, 23446344, 23446345, 23446346, 23446347
Email: aphc@tap.nic.in
Website : http://hc.ap.nic.in/

District Courts of Andhra Pradesh

There are 13 districts in Andhra Pradesh currently. 9 of these districts falls in Coastal Andhra Pradesh, while remaining 4 districts fall under Rayalseema region of Andhra Pradesh. All of these districts have their own court for resolving the issues related to law. If someone is not satisfied with the decision of their respective district court, he can appeal to the high court for new judgement. Here are the details of district courts of Andhra Pradesh:

District Court Visakhapatnam
District & Sessions Court Complex,
OPP:CMR Shopping Mall, Maharanipet, Visakhapatnam, AP-530002.
Phone No: 0891-2525649.
FAX Number: 0891-2525649.
E-Mail ID:  vis.pdj-ap@indianjudiciary.in

East Godavari District Court
Principal District court, Beside fire Office
Aryapuram, Rajahmundry-533104.
K.Subba Lakshmi
Phone: 0883-2444736
FAX: 0883-2444736
E-Mail ID: ego.pdj-ap@indianjudiciary.gov.in

Chittoor District Court
District Court Complex, Prakasham High Road,
Chittoor,Chittoor District - 517001
Sri P.Muralidhar
Phone: 08572-234611
FAX Number: 08572-227140
E-Mail ID:  ctrpdj-ap@indianjudiciary.gov.in

Anantapur District Court
Prl.District & Sessions Court, Court Road, Ananthapuramu-515001, AP
Sri K.Ramulu
Cell No: 9505732560
Phone No: 08554-274622
FAX Number:08554-274622
E-Mail ID: apr.pdj-ap@indianjudiciary.gov.in

Kadapa District Court

District Court Complex,
Near APSRTC Busstand, Maruthi Nagar, Kadapa, Kadapa District - 516001
Sri S.Prabhakar
Phone: 08562-254963
FAX Number: 08562-245706
E-Mail ID: djcud@nic.in

Krishna District Court
Prl. District & Sessions Court - Krishna - Machilipatnam -521001
Ph.No :08672 -223089

Kurnool District Court
Prl.District Court Complex,Kurnool Near Old Bustand Pincode:518001
Sri S.Bhaskara Rao,
Phone Number:08518227715
Fax Number: 08518227715
Email ID: kurnoolpdjcourt@yahoo.com, knl.pdj-ap@aij.gov.in

Nellore District Court
Near RTC Bus stand,
G.T.Road, Nellore -524003              
Phone: 0861-2331862
FAX Number: 0861-2331862
E-Mail ID: nel.pdj-ap@indianjudiciary.in

Prakasam District Court
District & Sessions Court Complex,
Court street, Ongole,
Prakasam District, AP-523001.
Phone No: 08592-234006.
FAX Number:  08592-234006.
E-Mail ID:  prakasampdj@yahoo.co.in

Srikakulam District Court
District Court Address: Dist.Court, Opposite to RTC Complex, Srikakulam.
PIN: 532001
Phone: 08942-223810
FAX Number: 08942-223810
E-Mail ID:  srikakulamdistrictcourt@gmail.com, srk.pdj-ap@indianjudiciary.gov.in

West Godavari District Court

Prl. District Court, District Court Complex, Near Firestation,
N.R.Peta, Eluru, West Godavari District, PIN-534006.
Sri K.Sambasiva Reddy
Phone: 08812-231250
FAX Number:08812-231250
E-Mail ID: wgo.pdj-ap@indianjudiciary.gov.in

Major Political Parties of Andhra Pradesh

Political Parties in ANdhra Pradesh

Several political parties have their existence in Andhra Pradesh. However, there are three major regional parties that have their grip on entire state. These parties are Telangana Rashtra Samithi, Telugu Desam Party and YSR Congress Party. Apart from them a few national parties including Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) also have their presence in the state.

Telangana Rashtra Samithi
Abbreviation: TRS
Symbol: Foundation Car
Year: 2001
Current leader(s): Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao
Telugu Desam Party   
Abbreviation: TDP   
Symbol: Bicycle   
Year: 1982   
Current leader(s): N. Chandrababu Naidu

YSR Congress Party   
Abbreviation: YSRCP   
Symbol: Ceiling Fan   
Year: 2009   
Current leader(s): Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy

Government Departments in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh government has several departments under it for proper functioning of the state. All of these departments serve their purpose and helps in the overall administration of the state. Here are the details of some of the major departments of the state:

Director, Agricultural Marketing Department,
BRKR Bhavan, 1st floor, 'C' Block
Tank Bund Road,
Hyderabad- 500063
Phone Nos:(040) 23222161, FAX: 23221084

Eastern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Ltd.
P&T Colony, Seethammadhara, Visakhapatnam.
Tel: 0891-2582392

Andhra Pradesh Southern Power Distribution Corporation Limited
 D.No:19-13-65/A, Srinivasapuram, Tiruchanoor Road,
Tirupati, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh – 517503

Director, Department of Public Libraries,
CH. Pullaiah
State Central Library Campus,
Afzalgunj, Hyderabad – 500 012.
Tel.No: 040 - 24619127
Fax : 040 – 24736006

Director of Government Examinations
Chapel Road, Nampally, Hyderabad (A.P.)
Pincode : 500 001.
For AP Ph. Nos. 040-23237343, Fax. 040-23237344
For Telangana Ph. Nos. 040-23230942, 040-23230941
Email : info@bseap.org

Directorate of Medical Education
DM & HS Campus, Koti, Hyderabad
Fax: 040-24738195
E-Mail: dmegoap@yahoo.co.in

Public Health and Municipal Engineering Department

The Engineer-In-Chief,
Public Health, A.C. Guards, Hyderabad - 500004
Andhra Pradesh (India).
Phone:   (040) 233 168 41.
Fax:   (040) 233 933 71
Email:   enc_pubhealth@ap.gov.in
Website:   www.appublichealth.gov.in

Public Private Partnership Finance Department
Principal Finance Secretary & Nodal Officer
Finance Department
Address :   301, III Floor, H (North) Block, A.P. Secretariat, Hyderabad - 500 022.
Phone :   23450822
Fax :   91-40-23452268
E-Mail :   pfs_fin@ap.gov.in

Sri Venkateswara University, Directorate of Distance Education

Prof. S. V. Subba Reddy
Directorate of Distance Education
Sri Venkateswara University,Tirupathi-517502
Phone : 0877-2289477,2289434
Fax : 0877-2249088
Email: director_svudde@yahoo.co.in

Commercial Taxes Department
Commissioner of Commercial Taxes Department,
C.T Complex, Nampally, Hyderabad - 500 001
Fax : 040 – 24618912

Women Development, Child Welfare and Disabled Welfare Department, Andhra Pradesh
Smt. Nilam Sawhney I.A.S
Principal Secretary to Government
' L' Block, IInd Floor, A.P. Secretariat, Hyderabad.
Phone: 23456852
Fax: 23450008

Consumer Affairs, Food and Civil Supplies Department, Andhra Pradesh
Sri B Rajsekhar, IAS
Commissioner & Ex-Officio Secretary to Government
Block-A, Civil Supplies Bhavan, Somajiguda, Hyderabad-500 082
Phone : 040-2331 0965 / 2331 0964
Fax : 040-23310974
Email  :commr_cs@ap.gov.in, apccspeshi@gmail.com

Important Links for Andhra Pradesh Government Portals

Imprtant Web Links of Andhra Pradesh

Every now and then people need to visit government office for various purposes. However, with the development of technology visiting the office has been changed with visiting the web portal of that department and getting your issue resolved. Andhra Pradesh government has established several web portals to help its citizens in saving their time and money both. Here are the details of some of the most important web portals of Andhra Pradesh government:

Official Portal of Andhra Pradesh Government


Governor of Andhra Pradesh

Online Citizen Services Portals

Andhra Pradesh Election Commission Portal

State Planning Commission Portal


Andhra Pradesh Information Commission

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission

Andhra Pradesh Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission

Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council

Andhra Pradesh Tourism Portal

Quick Facts on Andhra Pradesh Government

Parliamentary Constituencies:  25
Assembly Constituencies: 175
Ruling Party:  TDP
Opposition Party:  YSR Congress
Governor:  Sri. E S Lakshmi Narasimhan
Chief Minister:  Chandrababu Naidu
Chief Electoral Officer:  Sri Bhanwar Lal
Address: H' Block, South wing, GA(Elections) Dept.
A.P. Secretariat, Hyderabad
040-23455781 (Fax)

Assembly Constituencies of Andhra Pradesh

Some of the constituencies of Andhra Pradesh have been restructures in past few years. Earlier East Godavari district had 21 assembly constituencies; however, in 2007 the number of the same was reduced to 19. Similarly, Chittoor used to have 15 constituencies earlier, which were reduced to a number of 14 in the year of 2007.

Anantapur district

  • Ananthapuram
  • Dharmavaram
  • Rapthadu
  • Guntakal
  • Hindupuram
  • Kadiri
  • Kalyanadurgam
  • Madakasira
  • Puttaparthy
  • Penukonda
  • Rayadurgam
  • Uravakonda
  • Tadipatri
  • Singanamala (SC)

Chittoor District

  • Chittoor
  • Puthalapattu (SC)
  • Gangadhara nellore (SC)
  • Chandragiri
  • Nagiri
  • Palamaneru
  • Kuppam
  • Madanapalle
  • Punganuru
  • Pileru
  • Tamballapalli
  • Tirupati
  • Satyavedu (SC)
  • Srikalahasti

East Godavari district

  • Kakinada - Urban
  • Kakinada - Rural
  • Pithapuram
  • Peddapuram
  • Jaggampeta
  • Prathipadu
  • Tuni
  • Amalapuram
  • Kothapeta
  • P. Gannavaram
  • Razole
  • Mummidivaram
  • Ramachandrapuram
  • Mandapeta
  • Rajahmundry - Urban
  • Rajahmundry - Rural
  • Anaparthy
  • Rajanagaram
  • Rampachodavaram

Guntur district

  • Bapatla
  • Chilakaluripeta c
  • Guntur East
  • Guntur West
  • Gurajala
  • Mangalagiri
  • Macharla
  • Narsaraopeta
  • Pedakoorapadu
  • Ponnuru
  • Prattipadu
  • Repalle
  • Sattenapalli
  • Tadikonda
  • Tenali
  • Vemuru
  • Vinukonda

Kadapa district

  • Jammalamadugu
  • Kadapa
  • Kamalapuram
  • Rly Koduru
  • Mydukur
  • Proddatur
  • Pulivendula
  • Rajampeta
  • Rayachoti
  • Badvel

Krishna district

  • Avanigadda
  • Gannavaram
  • Gudivada
  • Jaggayyapeta
  • Kaikaluru
  • Machilipatnam
  • Mylavaram
  • Nandigama (SC)
  • Nuzvid
  • Pamarru (SC)
  • Pedana
  • Penamaluru
  • Tiruvuru (SC)
  • Vijayawada (Central)
  • Vijayawada (East)
  • Vijayawada (West)

Kurnool district

  • Adoni
  • Aluru
  • Allagadda
  • Dhone
  • Kodumuru
  • Banaganapalli
  • Kurnool
  • Mantralayam
  • Nandyala
  • Nandikotkuru
  • Panyam
  • Pattikonda
  • Srisailam
  • Yemmiganur

Nellore district

  • Kavali
  • Atmakur
  • Kovur
  • Nellore City (II)
  • Nellore Rural (I)
  • Sarvepalli
  • Gudur(sc)
  • Sullurpeta(sc)
  • Venkatagiri
  • Udayagiri

Prakasam district

  • Addanki
  • Chirala
  • Darsi
  • Giddaluru
  • Kandukur
  • Kanigiri
  • Kondepi(SC)
  • Markapuram
  • Ongole
  • Parchur
  • Santhanuthalapadu (SC)
  • Yerragondapalem(SC)

Srikakulam district

  • Amadalavalasa
  • Etcherla
  • Ichapuram
  • Narasannapeta
  • Palakonda
  • Palasa
  • Pathapatnam
  • Srikakulam
  • Tekkali
  • Rajam

Visakhapatnam district

  • Anakapalli
  • Aruku
  • Bhimunipatnam
  • Chintapalli(ST)
  • Chodavaram
  • Elamanchili
  • Madugula
  • Narsipatnam
  • Paderu
  • Paravada
  • Pendurthi
  • Payakaraopeta(SC)
  • Gajuwaka
  • Vizag east
  • Vizag west
  • Vizag north
  • Vizag south

Vizianagaram district

  • Bobbili
  • Bhogapuram
  • Chipurupalli
  • Gajapathinagaram
  • Naguru
  • Parvathipuram
  • Satiwada
  • Saluru
  • Srungavarapukota
  • Terlam
  • Uttarapalli
  • Vizianagaram
  • Duvvur
  • Pusapatirega
  • Jiyyammavalasa

West Godavari district

  • Achanta
  • Bhimavaram
  • Chintalapudi (SC)
  • Denduluru
  • Eluru
  • Gopalapuram (SC)
  • Kovvur (SC)
  • Narsapuram
  • Nidadavole
  • Palakollu
  • Polavaram (ST)
  • Tadepalligudem
  • Tanuku
  • Undi
  • Unguturu


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