The Governor is the nominal executive head of the state and all executive authority of the State is vested in him. Governors of states are appointed by the President of India.List of current governors of states–

State Governor Took office
Andhra Pradesh E. S. L. Narasimhan 28 December, 2009
Arunachal Pradesh Tathagata Roy 10 July, 2016
Assam

Banwarilal Purohit


Bihar Ram Nath Kovind 16 August, 2015
Chhattisgarh Balramji Das Tandon 25 July, 2014
Goa Mridula Sinha 31 August, 2014
Gujarat Om Prakash Kohli 16 July, 2014
Haryana Kaptan Singh Solanki 27 July, 2014
Himachal Pradesh Acharya Dev Vrat 12 August, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir Narinder Nath Vohra 25 June, 2008
Jharkhand Draupadi Murmu 18 May, 2015
Karnataka Vajubhai Vala 1 September, 2014
Kerala P. Sathasivam 5 September, 2014
Madhya Pradesh Ram Naresh Yadav 8 September, 2011
Maharashtra Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao 30 August, 2014
Manipur Najma Heptulla
Meghalaya V. Shanmuganthan 20 May, 2015
Mizoram Nirbhay Sharma

26 May, 2015

Nagaland Padmanabha Acharya 19 July, 2014
Odisha S. C. Jamir 21 March, 2013
Punjab V P Singh Badnore
Rajasthan Kalyan Singh 4 September, 2014
Sikkim Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil 20 July, 2013
Tamil Nadu K. Rosaiah 31 August, 2011
Telangana E. S. L. Narasimhan 2 June, 2014
Tripura Tathagata Roy 20 May, 2015
Uttar Pradesh Ram Naik 22 July, 2014
Uttarakhand Krishan Kant Paul

8 January, 2015

West Bengal Keshari Nath Tripathi 24 July, 2014

Current lieutenant governors and administrators of union territories–

Office and union territory Name Took office
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Jagdish Mukhi
Chandigarh Kaptan Singh Solanki 22 January, 2015
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Vikram Dev Dutt 14 March, 2016
Daman and Diu Vikram Dev Dutt 14 March, 2016
Delhi Najeeb Jung 9 July, 2013
Lakshadweep Vijay Kumar 26 October, 2015
Puducherry Kiran Bedi 29 May, 2016