Minister’s Profile

Shri PEMA KHANDU, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh

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 Vidya Bhawan, Itanagar, 1997.
Graduated from Hindu College, Delhi University, BA (Hons) History, 2000
Detail of family with names: Wife 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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 20th May, 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 AP 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:

Vill: Gyangkhar. P.O- Lemberdung, P.S and district-Tawang, (AP.) Wireless station-Tawang (APP)

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.