Dr. V. Narasimha Charyulu


Secretary to Legislature is an important functionary and an administrative Head of the Legislature Secretariat, who is under the control of Presiding Officers of Legislature. He is the Legislative advisor to Presiding Officers and through them to both the Houses of Legislature on Parliamentary / Legislative Rules, Procedures, Practices and Conventions. In the House, he occupies a seat below the Presiding Officers Chair and is available for consultation and advises on procedural matters. He is expected to be the repository of the accumulated wisdom of the House; the custodian of its culture, traditions and precedents.

By virtue of being the Secretary to Legislature he functions as Secretary to all Legislature Committees. He either attends the Committee meetings himself or causes his officers to attend them. He supervises all the Secretariat work of their Committees and gives directions whenever needed.

In conspectus, he discharges all the administrative and executive functions on behalf of the House or the Presiding Officers including rendering services and providing facilities, giving guidance to the Members in their Legislative work.  The duty of the Secretary does not end with producing the lists of Business, circulates it, facilitating Members, advising the Presiding Officers on points of procedure etc. Members of various political parties approach him for advice.  To a very large extent, he has to render such services objectively and impartially.

Secretary to Legislature acts as Assistant Returning Officer for conducting the election to the office of President of India and as Returning Officer for the Biennial Elections to the Council of States (Rajya Sabha) and the State Legislative Council.



Position & Office

Secretary,  Telangana Legislature

Education Qualifications




-  M.A.        (Political Science)
-  LL.B.           
-  B.L.I.Sc.  (Bachelor of Library Information Sciences)
-  B.P.R.      (Bachelor of Public Relations)
-  PGDJMC (P.G. Diploma in Journalism& Mass  Communication)
-  Ph.D.        (Politics & Law)
-  Hindi Visharadha

Date of Birth                                    

5th October 1961

Marital Status                                              



One daughter

Contact Numbers and Email                                


040- 23232072 (Off), 23210408 (fax)
040-66101313,  Extn.1351
(M) 9676330011

Career (Brief Summary)

  • Prior to joining the Government Service, worked as a Journalist for a period of two years and gained vast experience in various fields
  • Appointed as Research Officer in the then united A.P. Legislature in the year 1990 by direct recruitment and subsequently promoted and served as Assistant Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Joint Secretary and elevated to the post of Secretary, Legislature on 1st September 2017.
  • In the year 2004, the focus shifted from Legislature to Executive. Functioned as Additional Private Secretary, continuously to three Chief Ministers of the United Andhra Pradesh State till 2011. Thereafter, joined Legislature services as Private Secretary in the cadre of Deputy Secretary to the Hon'ble Speaker, A.P. Legislative Assembly.
  • Put-in more than three decades of Legislative, Executive, Administrative and other related field experience and got exposure to multifaceted functions on all the wings. Acted as PIO and now Appellate Authority under the Right to Information Act and familiar with all the Provisions under the Act.
  • At the threshold of the career in Legislature, was instrumental in introducing digitization and computerization in the Legislature which facilitated the Presiding Officers to have updated statistical data of each and every aspects of Legislature.  Imparted training to the Legislators to acquaint themselves with the Computer systems and discharging duties with total dedication and commitment to the utmost    satisfaction of all the concerned. 
  • Organized seminars/ conferences/ symposia on Legislative and administrative matters and conducted the workshops both at State and National level which was appreciated by the participants.


  • Ever since formation of Telangana State, Associated with the Upper House (Legislative Council) activities, and assisted the Chair in smooth conduct of proceedings and also associated with functioning of financial and other Legislature Committees.
  • Conducted the elections to the Office of the Hon'ble President of India as Assistant Returning Officer and Biennial Elections to the Rajya Sabha and also to the Legislative Council as Returning Officer.


  • Attended several National and International Conferences of Parliamentary, Administrative, Legal and Legislative matters.
  • Attended the Commonwealth  Parliamentary Speakers' Conferences and also All India Speakers' Conferences.
  • Attended training courses on Parliamentary Practices and Procedures and other Legislature & Election matters conducted by Bureau of Parliamentary Studies and Training (BPST) and the Election Commission of India, New Delhi.

Articles Published

Written and published several Articles on current topics covering socio-economic and political issues in the Regional and National Magazines such as ‘Udyoga Samacharam' (the official magazine of the then A.P. Public Service Commission) and ‘Yojana' (a Government of India Publication) besides Articles and Letters to the Editors in the daily newspapers.  Also gave talks on All India Radio, Hyderabad on different current topics.

Social Activities

Associated with the charitable works for upliftment of the needy and downtrodden of the Society.


Life Member & Patron -
Indian Red Cross Society and
ISKCON Temples.

Foreign visits

U.S.A., Canada, U.K., France, UAE, Qatar, Uganda and Kenya.