On 12.05.2015, the President appointed following as Governors:
- Shrimati Droupadi Murmu as the Governor of Jharkhand;
- Shri J.P. Rajkhowa as the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh;
- Shri Tathagata Roy as the Governor of Tripura;
- Shri V. Shanmuganthan as the Governor of Meghalaya;
- Lt. General (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma, Governor of Arunachal Pradesh is transferred and appointed as Governor of Mizoram for the remainder of his term; and
- Dr. Syed Ahmed, Governor of Jharkhand is transferred and appointed as Governor of Manipur for the remainder of his term.
The above appointments will take effect from the dates the incumbents assume charge of their respective offices.