To provide comprehensive training facilities for State Judiciary, the High Court of Andhra Pradesh conceived an idea of establishing a nodal training institute and accordingly the foundation-stone for the Academy’s building was laid on 1.1.1981 by Hon’ble Sri Justice M.Hidayathullah. Later, on 28.7.1991 the Andhra Pradesh Judicial Academy was formally inaugurated in the august presence of His Excellency the Governor, the Hon’ble Chief Minister, the Hon’ble Chief Justice and the Hon’ble Judges of the High Court.