ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE GOVERNOR

According to Article 153 of the Constitution of India, there shall be a Governor for each State.

According to Article 154 of the Constitution of India, The Executive power of the State shall be vested in the Governor and shall be exercised by him either directly or through officers subordinate to him in accordance with the Constitution of India.

According to Article 155, the Governor of a State shall be appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal.

As per Article 156, the Governor shall hold office during the pleasure of the President and shall be entitled to Emoluments, Allowances and Privileges as per the Governors (Emoluments, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1982 and the Governors (Allowances and Privileges) Rules, 1987, made there under.

According to Article 163, there shall be a Council of Ministers with the Chief Minister as the head to aid and advise the Governor in the exercise of his functions, except in so far as he is by or under the Constitution required to exercise his functions or any of them in his discretion.

Under Article 166, all executive action of the State Government shall be expressed to be taken in the name of the Governor and also that all orders and other instruments made and executed in the name of the Governor shall be authenticated in such manner as may be specified in the rules to be made by the Governor, and the validity of an order or instrument which is so authenticated shall not be called in question on the ground that it is not an order or instrument made or executed by the Governor.

As per the Rule 50 (2) of the Bharat Scouts & Guides, the Governor of Assam is the president of the society.

As per the CHAPTER III of the Indian Red Cross Society Assam State Branch Rule 1976, the Governor of Assam shall be the president of the State Branch.