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Rt. Rev. E. Pushpalalitha
Bishop

Nandyal Diocese

Early 18th Century William Howell did Evangelistic work in Cuddapah (YSR Kadapa) and Kurnool Districts. In 1842 the Anglican Diocese of Madras accepted the Nandyal area. In 1922, Bishop Whitehead of Madras Diocese (CIBC) transferred Nandyal Anglican area to Bishop of Dornakal, Bishop Azaraiah. Nandyal SPG area was in the Diocese of Calcutta of CIPBC from 1947 to 1963. Nandyal Anglican area was formed as a Diocese on 29th April, 1963 during the Episcopacy of the Rt .Rev. C. W. Venkatramaiah in CIPBC. When the Rt.Rev. Ernest John as the Bishop in Nandyal it joined in the CNI on 29th November 1970. During the time of CNI Moderator’s Commissary, the Rt. Rev. R. S. Bhandare, Nandyal Diocese joined in the Church of South India on 6th July 1975. The Rt. Rev. Pabbathi John was the first CSI Nandyal Diocesan Bishop in 1977.

Jurisdiction

The Diocesan Headquarter is at Nandyal The Diocese of Nandyal comprises of parts of the Districts of Kurnool, Cuddapah (YSR Kadapa), Ananthapur, Prakasham in Andhra Pradesh State and Mahboobnagar District in Telangana State.

  • No. of Clergy -   82
  • No. of Deacons -   05
  • Regions -   05
  • Deaneries -   14
  • Pastorates -   76
  • Congregations -   354

Committees

  • Executive Committee
  • Finance & Stewardship Committee
  • Property Committee
  • Ministerial Committee
  • Education Committee
  • Socio-Economic Committee
  • Religious Education Committee
  • Medical Work Committee
  • Diocesan Hostels Committee

Boards

  • Conciliation and Arbitration Board
  • Law and Procedure Board
  • Youth Work Board
  • Lay Activities Board
  • Housing Board

The Bishops worked in the Diocese

Rt. Rev. W. A. Partridge

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Start to 1963

Rt. Rev. C. W. Venkataramaiah

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1963 to 1967

Rt. Rev. Ernest John

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1967 to 1974

Rt. Rev. R. S. Bandare

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1974 to 1975 (Commissary)

Rt. Rev. P. Solomon

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1975 to 1976 (Commissary)

Rt. Rev. Henry Lazarus

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1976 to 1977 (Commissary)

Rt. Rev. P. John

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09.10.1977 to 24.08.1985

Rt. Rev. Dr. B. R. Devapriam

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25.08.1985 to 04.09.1992 (Moderator)

Rt. Rev. Jason Dharma Raj

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05.09.1992 to 1993 (Acting Moderator)

Most Rev. V. P. Dandin

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1993 to 1994 (Moderator)

Rt. Rev. S. J. Theodore

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1994 to 27.12.1994 (Moderator’s Commissary)

Rt. Rev. Dr. G. T. Abraham

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28.12.1994 to 25.09.2005

Rt. Rev. Dr. G. Dyvasirvadam

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26.09.2005 to 28.09.2006 (Moderator’s Commissary)

Rt. Rev. Dr. P. J. Lawrence

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29.05.2006 to 23.08.2012

Rt. Rev. Dr. E. Pushpalalitha

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29.09.2013 to till date

Diocesan Officers


Rev. Dr. Z. Yesurathnam

Vice President

H No.39,Maruthi Mega
City, G Pullareddy
Engg College Post,
Kurnool, 
Andhra Pradesh- 7.

09440277993

Mr.Gangu Anand

Secretary

H. No: 29/290-C
Tekke, Near Police Quarters
Nandyal,
Kurnool Dist,
Andhra Pradesh- 518501

07680816646

Rev. D. Samuel Rathna Raju

Treasurer

Holy Cross ,Cathedral-Pastorate-II SPG Church Compound,Nandyal Post  & Tq, Kurnool Dt. Andhra Pradesh

09441291634


Rev. Bethi Chandrasekhar

Associate Treasurer

CSI Pastor
Saibabangar,
Nandikotkur, 
Kurnool.Dt.,
Andhra Pradesh

09849490879

News & Events

News
  • New Church Dedicated in Sivapuram Village
  • New Church Dedicated in Sivapuram Village
  • New Church Dedicated in Sivapuram Village
  • New Church Dedicated in Sivapuram Village
  • New Church Dedicated in Sivapuram Village
  • New Church Dedicated in Sivapuram Village

New Church Dedicated in Sivapuram Village

God has blessed the CSI Nandyal Diocese with his unfailing love towards the people of Sivapuram Village. For the last 15 years, they Did not have Church. People were worshipping God under the trees. But now by His Grace, the people of Sivapuram village in Atmakur Deanery have constructed a new church it was blessed and dedicated by the Rt. Rev. Pushpa Lalitha Eggoni, the Bishop in CSI Nandyal Diocese. In this auspicious occasion the Diocesan office bearers, the laity have participated and glorified God. Thousands of people gathered.

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Get in Touch

Diocesan Office,
Nandyal (RS)-518 502, 
Kurnool Dist, A.P

09949876227
08514-222477
csibishopnandyal@gmail.com
rt.rev.pushpalalitha@gmail.com

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