Profile of Hon’ble Chief Minister

Name                                      :  Shri Pema Khandu.

Father                                      :  Late Dorjee Khandu.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
Date and place of birth    :  21/08/1979 at Gyangkhar village Lemberdung. 
Marital                                     :  Married.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Educational Particulars of School/Institution attended:

  • Govt. Secondary School, Bomba, Tawang 1995.
  • Donyi-Polo VidyaBhawan, Itanagar, 1997.
  • Graduated from Hindu College, Delhi University,BA(Hons) History, 2000.

Details of family                  :  Wife, two sons and two daughters.

Political and social activities: –

  • Actively assisted father Late DorjeeKhandu, Former Chief Minister, Arunachal Pradesh since 1998.
  • Sworn in as cabinet minister (WRD and tourism) on 20thMay, 2011 in Jarbom Gamlin Govt.
  • Cabinet Minister for Rural Work and Tourism, since 21st November, 2011 in Nabam Tuki Govt. and thereafter for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Art and Culture.
  • Inducted as cabinet minister on 1st June, 2014 in Nabam Tuki Govt. after general election 2014.
  • Chief Minister of Ar.P since 17th July, 2016 to till date.

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.

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                  :   Village – Gyangkhar, P.O-Lemberdung, P.S and District – Tawang, (AP.)

Present residential address  :  DK House, DDK Road,Near State Circuit House,Upper ‘C’- Sector, Itanagar (A.P).

Other information, if any       :  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.