Hon’ble Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh

Shri PEMA KHANDU

  • Father’s Name : Late Dorjee Khandu
  • Date and place of birth : 21/08/1979 at Gyangkhar village Lemberdung
  • Marital Status : Married
  • Detail of family : Wife, 2 sons and 2 daughters
  • Educational Background :
    • Secondary School: Govenment Secondary School, Bomba, Tawang, year 1995,
    • Higher Secondary School: Donyi-Polo Vidya Bhawan, Itanagar, year 1997,
    • Graduation: Graduated from Hindu College, Delhi University, BA (Hons) History, year 2000,
  • Tribe : Monpa
  • Travel : Japan, Thailand, Macau, Sri Lanka, USA, Canada, South Africa, Bhutan and all India.
  • Hobbies : Music, Social Service.
  • Sports : Football, Cricket, Badminton and Volleyball.
    Political and social activities :

  • Actively assisted father Late Dorjee Khandu, Former Chief Minister, Arunachal Pradesh since 1998.
  • Sworn in as cabinet minister (WRD and tourism) on May 20, 2011 in Jarbom Gamlin Goverment.
  • Cabinet Minister for Rural Work and Tourism, since November 21, 2011 in Nabam Tuki goverment and thereafter for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Art and Culture.
  • Inducted as cabinet minister on June 1, 2014 in Nabam Tuki goverment after general election 2014.
  • Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh since July 17, 2016 to till date.
    Special Interests :

  1. Chairman of Bodhi Language and literature promotional society.
  2. Conducted plantation drive in Tawang district at various blocks.
  3. Organized periodical medical camps at various blocks and village in Tawang district.
  4. Organized educational promotional programmes in Tawang district.
  5. Patronize talent search among local youths for preserving their traditional songs in entire Tawang and West Kameng district by conducting singing talent shows.
  6. Organized games and sports in village, block and district level on annual and seasonal basis.
  7. Champion for civil Army relation through conduct of annual Maitree Diwas.

Permanent Address:

Gyangkhar Village,
P.O: Lemberdung,
Wireless Station – Tawang (APP)
Tawang District,
Arunachal Pradesh.

Present residential address:

DK House,
Doordarshan Kendra road,
Near State Circuit House,
Upper ‘C’- Sector,
Itanagar – 791 111,
Arunachal Pradesh,

Other information :

Keen for developing a peaceful and socio-economically vibrant Arunachal Pradesh with cordial relation among tribes of the state. Focused on governance related systemic reforms to build a solid bedrock of administration.