Government of Andhra Pradesh

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Government of Andhra Pradesh
Seat of Government Hyderabad
Executive
Governor Ekkadu Srinivasan Lakshmi Narasimhan
Chief Minister President's Rule
Legislature
Assembly
Members in Assembly 294
Council Vidhan Parishad
Chairman Dr. A. Chakrapani[1]
Deputy Chairman Mohammad Jani[2]
Members in Council 90
Judiciary
High Court Andhra Pradesh High Court
Chief Justice Kalyan Jyothi Sengupta

Government of Andhra Pradesh (Telugu: ఆంధ్ర ప్రదేశ్ రాష్ట్ర ప్రభుత్వం) is the government for the state of Andhra Pradesh in South India.

It is an elected government with 294 MLAs elected to the legislative assembly for a 5-year term.

Executive[edit]

The Assembly

The Government of Andhra Pradesh is a democratically elected body with the Governor as the constitutional head. The Governor who is appointed for a period of five years appoints the Chief Minister and his council of ministers. Even though the governor remains the ceremonial head of the state, the day to day running of the government is taken care of by the Chief Minister and his council of ministers in whom a great deal of legislative powers is vested.

AP Government Employees[3]
Lakhs  % Type of Employee
6.06 46.65% State Government
3.39 26.07% Local Bodies
2.53 19.47% PSU

Legislature[edit]

The Andhra Pradesh Legislature is currently bicameral consisting of:

Judiciary[edit]

The Andhra Pradesh High Court is the highest court of appeal at the state level. It has subordinate Civil and Criminal Courts in every District.[4] Decisions of the Andhra Pradesh High Court can be appealed in the Supreme Court of India.

List of Assembly Constituencies[edit]

There are a total of 294 Assembly Constituencies, spread across 23 districts, in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Government Employment by District 2001,2006 Census[edit]

Sl. No District Total
2001 2006
1 Adilabad 81,532 68,559
2 Nizamabad 36,361 40,325
3 Karimnagar 77,614 96,458
4 Medak 32,766 38,723
5 *Hyderabad 128,569 113,098
6 Rangareddy 31,780 52,557
7 Mahabubnagar 45,973 51,906
8 Nalgonda 44,287 46,372
9 Warangal 52,170 58,036
10 Khammam 63,689 65,244
Sub Total Telangana Region 594,742 614,971
11 Srikakulam 35,229 35,642
12 Vizianagaram 31,028 36,872
13 Visakhapatnam 50,413 52,548
14 East godavari 62,791 69,557
15 West godavari 43,056 52,730
16 Krishna 65,317 68,321
17 Guntur 56,104 59,117
18 Prakasam 41,059 42,125
19 Nellore 44,824 46,699
Sub Total Costal Andhra Region 429,821 463,610
20 Kadapa 44,252 45,776
21 Kurnool 52,285 52,758
22 Ananthapur 45,998 51,856
23 Chittoor 59,954 70,083
Sub Total RayalSeema Region 202,489 220,473
24 Others 1,330
Total Andhra Pradesh 1,228,382 1,299,054
25 Others 1,330
Total Andhra Pradesh 1,228,382 1,299,054

" * " = State Capital

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANDHRA PRADESH LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in
  2. ^ state legislature. Legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in. Retrieved on 2012-01-09.
  3. ^ Employee Census 2006. Apdes.ap.gov.in. Retrieved on 2012-01-09.
  4. ^ Judicial Directory. Hc.ap.nic.in. Retrieved on 2012-01-09.