The Government of Andhra Pradesh renamed Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences as “Dr. YSR University of Health Sciences” by amending sub section 2 of section 1 of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences (Amendment) Act, 2022. The Act No.19 of 2022 was published in extraordinary issue of the in Andhra Pradesh Gazette No.19 Part-IV-B, dt.28.10.2022.
The Government of Andhra Pradesh by exercising the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of Section 1 of the Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences (Amendment) Act, 2022 (Act No.19 of 2022) has ordered that the above change of name to be effective from 31st October, 2022
The University is the brain child of Padmashree Dr. Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao a legendary figure and Former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. It was inaugurated in 1986. The first chancellor of the university was none other than Late Dr. N.T.Ramarao Presently, the Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh is the Chancellor.