Hon. Governor, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Ekkadu Srinivasan Lakshmi Narasimhan, is a former bureaucrat who has been the Governor of Andhra Pradesh since December 2009. He assumed office as the Governor of Telangana on 2 June 2014. Previously he was Director of the Intelligence Bureau until 2006 and then Governor of Chhattisgarh from 2007 to 2010.
Shri Narasimhan is a gold medallist from the Madras Presidency College. He is also a graduate in Law from Madras Law College
Narasimhan belongs to the 1968 batch of IPS from Andhra Pradesh cadre. He served as the First Secretary in the Embassy of India in Moscow from 1981 to 1984. He is highly respected police official. He worked in the Intelligence Bureau for many years until retiring as the director of the bureau on 31 December 2006.
He is also an alumni of the prestigious National Defence College, New Delhi.