First in Arunachal Pradesh

Tine Mena, First Female to Scale Mount Everest from Arunachal Pradesh and Northeast India/
Tine Mena, First Female to Scale Mount Everest from Arunachal Pradesh and Northeast India/Image Credit: Alchetron
Arunachal Pradesh, the land of Rising Sun, has seen a come of age in terms of development. After years of ignorance, the state has seen a lot of first initiatives. Here is the list of Firsts in Arunachal Pradesh for you.

Politics and Administration
  1. First Chief Commissioner of Arunachal Pradesh    KAA Raja (1973)
  2. First Lt. Governor of Arunachal Pradesh    KAA Raja (1975)
  3. First Governor of Arunachal Pradesh    Bhishma Narain Singh (1987)
  4. First Chief Minsiter of Arunachal Pradesh    Prem Khandu Thungan (1975)
  5. First General Election    February 1978
  6. First Female Nominated MLA in Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly    Sibo Kai (1978)
  7. First Female Elected MLA in Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly    Nyari Welly (1980)
  8. First Female MP to Rajya Sabha from Arunachal Pradesh    Omen Moyong Deori
  9. First IAS Officer of Arunachal Pradesh    Jomin Tayeng

Education
  1. First School in Arunachal Pradesh    Pasighat (1918)
  2. First Degree College in Arunachal Pradesh    Jawaharlal Nehru College, Pasighat (1964)
  3. First University of Arunachal Pradesh    Rajiv Gandhi University (formerly Arunachal University) (1984)
  4. First Technical University in Arunachal Pradesh    North East Frontier Technical University (NEFTU) (2014)

Sports
  1. First person from Arunachal Pradesh to scale Mount Everest    Tapi Mira
    1. First Arunachalee Woman to Scale Mount Everest Tine Mena
  2. First Athelete from Arunachal Pradesh to win Gold Medal in any National level Championship Joti Mane

Miscellaneous
  1. First Railway Line in Arunachal Pradesh    Harmuti-Naharlagun railway line (2013)
  2. First Train in Arunachal Pradesh    Naharlagun (2015)
  3. First National Bank Branch in Arunachal Pradesh    SBI Pasighat (1971)
  4. First Movie From Arunachal Pradesh Sonam (2006)