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Swearing-in Ceremony

  • Swearing-in Ceremony of Hon'ble Governor

    Dr. Najma Heptulla was sworn in as the 18th Governor of Manipur at 1130 hours on 21st August, 2016. Acting Chief Justice of the Manipur High Court, Mr. Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad administered the Oath of Office to Dr. Najma Heptulla at a solemn ceremony held at Durbar Hall of the Raj Bhavan. Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister, Ministers, MLAs, leaders of various political parties and high ranking Government officials attended the ceremony.


  • Swearing-in Ceremony of Council of Ministers at Raj Bhavan

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur administered the oaths of office and secrecy to Shri Nongthombam Biren Singh, Leader of the BJP-led Legislature Party as Chief Minister of Manipur for the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly at the Durbar Hall, Raj Bhavan, Imphal on 15.3.2017. The Hon’ble Governor, on the same day, also administered the oaths of office and secrecy to S/Shri Yumnam Joykumar Singh, Th. Biswajit Singh, L. Jayantakumar Singh, Karam Shyam, Letpao Haokip, N. Kayisii, Th. Shyamkumar and Losii Dikho as Deputy Chief Minister and Ministers respectively for the State of Manipur. Among others Shri Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel, MP, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister of Assam, Shri O. Ibobi Singh, former Chief Minister of Manipur, former Ministers, MLAs, leaders of various political parties and high ranking Government officials attended the Swearing-in Ceremony.


  • Swearing-in Ceremony of new 3 Ministers at Raj Bhavan

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur administered the oaths of office and secrecy to Shri V. Hangkhanlian, Ms. Nemcha Kipgen and Shri Thokchom Radheshyam Singh as Ministers for the State of Manipur at the Durbar Hall, Raj Bhavan, Imphal on 23.3.2017. Shri N. Biren Singh, Chief Minister, Shri Y. Joykumar Singh, Deputy Chief Minister, Ministers, MLAs, leaders of various political parties and high ranking Government officials attended the Swearing-in Ceremony.



Functions in the Raj Bhavan

  • At Home Function

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur hosted 'At Home' in connection with Republic Day, 2017 at 1500 hours at Raj Bhavan, Imphal on 26.1.2017. Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister, Council of Ministers, MLAs, Senior Civil/Police/Army/Para-Military officers, National and State Awardees, Senior Citizens, etc attended the function.


  • Cultural Programme at Raj Bhavan

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur alongwith Dr. Rubina Heptulla, daughter and Miss Nadia Naeem, granddaughter witnessed a cultural programme performed by artistes of the Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy, Imphal at Raj Bhavan, Imphal on 22.2.2017. Kabui Dance, Naga Dance, Pung Cholom and Basanta Raas were performed.


  • Credit Seminar Conducted by NABARD

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur graced as Chief Guest the State Credit Seminar 2017-18 organised by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Manipur Regional Office on March 6, 2017 at 11.00 a.m. at Raj Bhavan, Imphal. Shri O. Nabakishore Singh, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Manipur, Shri Vineet Joshi, Principal Secretary (Finance), Govt. of Manipur and Shri T. Hauzel, Chief General Manager, Reserve Bank of India, Imphal graced the occasion as Guests of Honour.


  • Cultural programme at Raj Bhavan, Imphal

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur alongwith her family members witnessed a cultural programme performed by artistes of the Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy, Imphal at Raj Bhavan, Imphal on 30.4.2017. Khamba Thoibi Dance, Naga Dance, Pung Cholom and Basanta Raas were performed.


  • 'Clean N Green' Cleanliness and Tree Plantation Campaign on the occasion of Guru Pujah at Raj Bhavan, Imphal

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, the Hon'ble Governor of Manipur on the occasion of Guru Pujah planted tree saplings at Raj Bhavan, Imphal on 22.5.2017. The Hon'ble Governor also planted a tree sapling dedicated to (Late) Anil Madhav Dave, Hon'ble Minister of State (IC) Environment, Forests and Climate Change. Govt. of India. Shri Vikram Sahgal, IPS, IGP, CRPF, M&N Sector, Shri Th. Chittaranjan Singh, IAS, Secretary to the Governor of Manipur and Commissioner (Revenue), Govt. of Manipur, Staff of the Raj Bhavan and CRPF personnel posted at the Raj Bhavan also planted tree saplings at the Raj Bhavan complex on the occasion.


  • Lecture Program of Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Konsam Himalay at Raj Bhavan, Imphal

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur initiated a lecture programme by Lt. Gen (Retd.) Konsam Himalay Singh at the Raj Bhavan, Imphal on 25.5.2017 about his experience on the war front primarily for the students' community. Around 200 school children attended the programme. Lt. Gen (Retd.) Konsam Himaly Singh delivered lecture on 'My experience in Kargil War - Role of the Indian Army' alongwith a power point presentation of Kargil War, 1999. Among others Shri Th. Biswajit Singh, Hon'ble Minister (PWD), Shri Ram Madhav, BJP National General Secretary also attended the programme.


  • Cultural Programme in honour of Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, Hon'ble Speaker, Lok Sabha at Raj Bhavan, Imphal

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur hosted a Cultural Programme and Dinner at Raj Bhavan, Imphal on 14.6.2017 in honour of Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, Hon'ble Speaker, Lok Sabha who came to attend the 16th Annual Conference of North East Region Commonwealth Parliamentary Association at Manipur Legislative Assembly, Imphal. Speakers, Deputy Speakers of the North Eastern States also witnessed the Cultural Programme.


  • Book Release Function at Raj Bhavan, Imphal

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur released a book "Lumbini Leikolda Sathouba Leirang" (A travelogue on Nepal visit written by Dr. Jamini Devi) at Raj Bhavan, Imphal on 20.7.2017. Padmashree R.K. Jhalajit Singh presided over the function and Prof. Jodhachandra Sanasam spoke about the book.


  • Reception at the Raj Bhavan, Imphal on the occasion of 71st Independence Day, 2017

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur hosted a Reception on the occasion of 71st Independence Day at 4.30 p.m. on 15th August, 2017 at Raj Bhavan, Imphal. Shri N. Biren Singh, Hon'ble Chief Minister, Shri Y. Khemchand Singh, Hon'ble Speaker, Manipur Legislative Assembly, Council of Ministers , MLAs, high ranking Government officials of civil, police and army, senior citizens, etc. attended the function.



Field visits of the Governor

  • Governor's visit to Loktak Floating Elementary School, Sendra(Moirang) in Bishnupur District

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur alongwith Dr. Rubina Heptulla, daughter and Miss Nadia Naeem, granddaughter visited Loktak and Sendra on February 23, 2017. Hon'ble Governor in an interaction programme jointly organised by District Project Officer, SSA, Bishnupur, People's Resource Development Association and All Loktak Areas Fishermen's Union, Manipur interacted with students of Loktak Floating Elementary School at Sendra Resort, Moirang. Miss Nadia Naeem distributed school bags to the students of Loktak Floating Elementary School.


  • Hon'ble Governor's visit to 42 Assam Rifles HQ, Sendra and Loktak Lake in Bishnupur District

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur alongwith her family members visited 42 Assam Rifles HQ, Sendra and Loktak Lake in Bishnupur district on April 28, 2017. Hon'ble Governor interacted with the Assam Rifles officials at 42 Assam Rifles HQ, Sendra. She also discussed with the concerned District Level Officers issues pertaining to preservation of the Loktak Lake. Hon'ble Governor alongwith the family members boating in the Loktak Lake.


  • Hon'ble Governor's visit to Pheidinga Orchidarium, Imphal West and CRPF campus, Chilchil village in Kangpokpi district

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur alongwith her family members visited Pheidinga Orchidarium, Imphal West district and CRPF campus, Chilchil village in Kangpokpi district on 29.4.2017. Hon'ble Governor was happy to see various kinds of orchids and flowers blooming in the Orchidarium and she advised the concerned officials of the Forest Department to expand and develop the present Orchidarium. Then she alongwith the family members visited CRPF campus, Chilchil village in Kangpokpi district. She interacted with the CRPF officials there.


  • Hon'ble Governor's visit to Ima Keithel, Imphal

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur visited Temporary Market Shed and Ima Keithel on 13.6.2017 and met leaders of the Keithel Nupi Lups and women vendors and interacted with them. The Hon'ble Governor was warmly welcomed by the Keithel Nupi Lups and women vendors and presented gifts. She inspected the condition of the Ima Keithel and discussed the problems faced by the women vendors and assured that she would take up the issues with the State Government as well as Central Government to improve the condition of the Ima Keithel.



Events outside the Raj Bhavan

  • Republic Day Celebrations, 2017 at Kangla, Imphal

    The 68th Republic Day Celebration was observed in the State Capital, District Head Quarters and Sub-Divisional Head Quarters of the State of Manipur on 26/1/2017. Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur unfurled the National Flag at Kangla and took the salute of the contingents of the March Past.


  • Martyrs Day at Gandhi Memorial Hall, Imphal

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur attended the Martyrs Day function at Gandhi Memorial Hall, Imphal on 30.1.2017. Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister, Council of Ministers and State Govt. officials also attended the function.


  • BCF India at Hotel Classic Grande and Flaging-off rally at Kangla Gate

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur graced as Chief Guest the Inaugural Function of the 21st National Conference of Breast Cancer Foundation of India on March 5, 2017 at 6.30 p.m. at Hotel Classic Grande, Imphal. Next day, the Hon'ble Governor flagged-off a rally organized to create breast cancer awareness amongst women in connection with '21st Annual Conference of Breast Cancer Foundation of India' from Kangla Western Gate, Imphal at 8.30 a.m.


  • Khongjom Day Celebration, 2017 at Khongjom War Memorial, Khebaching, Thoubal

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, the Hon'ble Governor of Manipur attended as Chief Guest the Khongjom Day Celebration, 2017 at Khongjom War Memorial, Khebaching, Thoubal District on 23.4.2017. Shri N. Biren Singh, Hon'ble Chief Minister, Shri Y. Joykumar Singh, Hon'ble Deputy Chief Minister, Ministers, Parliamentary Secretaries, MLAs, Government officials attended the function. The Hon'ble Governor and other dignitaries laid floral wreaths at the Khongjom War Memorial and the Paona Brajabashi Statue, offered Tarpon at Khongjom River and prayed at the Sankirtan.


  • Closing Ceremony of Shirui Lily Festival, 2017 at TNL Ground, Ukhrul

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, the Hon'ble Governor of Manipur attended as Chief Guest in the Closing Ceremony of Shirui Lily Festival on 20.5.2017 at TNL Ground, Ukhrul. Shri Y. Khemchand Singh, Hon'le Speaker, Manipur Legislative Assembly, Shri L. Jayantakumar Singh, Minister (Health), Shri Letpao Haokip, Minister (IFCD), Shri Th. Radheshyam Singh, Minister (Education) and Government officials attended the function.


  • Visit to NCC Group HQ, Imphal

    Dr. Najma Heptulla, the Hon'ble Governor of Manipur visited NCC Group HQ, D.M. College campus, Imphal on 7-7-2017 and interacted with the cadets taking part in the NCC camp of the school cadets, both boys and girls. Addressing the cadets, the Governor opined that NCC should become mandatory for every student because NCC instills the feeling of nationalism which is needed for national integration. She handed over the Cadet Welfare Society scholarship to the meritorious cadets. Brigadier Vivek Sharma, Group Commander, NCC Group, Imphal and instructors also attended the programme.