Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu

Like previous year, Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu has once again sought inputs and suggestions from citizens of the state on the Arunachal State Budget 2019 with a view to make it more participative and inclusive.

Khandu in a message here on Monday reiterated that time has come again to put all ‘our heads and hearts together to shape our future, steer our destiny and plan to make our beautiful state – Arunachal Pradesh, a better place for our children’.

“The upcoming ‘Arunachal State Budget 2019’ preparation exercise has started and like each year, we solicit your valuable suggestions and inputs,” he said in an appeal to the people.

“This year’s budget must draw a roadmap where we all intend, aspire and see our state Arunachal Pradesh by 2024. As a member of ‘Team Arunachal’ please share your ideas and I assure that all good suggestions, which are in public interest, will form part of our budget document,” Khandu added.

The chief minister further urged and welcomed all – community based organizations, NGOs, intellectuals, senior citizens, women activists, academicians, students and youths – to participate in the budget preparation by putting forward their views and suggestions by logging on to

The best holistic suggestions from the citizens would be incorporated in the final budget likely to be placed in the Assembly in its maiden session in July.


Damien Lepcha is Northeast Now Correspondent in Arunachal Pradesh. He can be reached at:

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