North-East India North-East India people
First in North-East India
- Late Tamik Dabi - is the first Matriculate from Arunachal Pradesh. (He did his matriculation from St. Edmund School, Shillong, in 1925.)
- Shri Tedi Tana Tara - born on 1st April, 1945 in Selsamchi village, is the first Graduate and the First Administrative Officer of the Nyishi Community.
- Dr. Joram Begi - born on 21 October, 1956 in Joram village, is the first Master Degree holder of the Nyishi Community.
- Dr. Nabam Tadar Rikam - born on 15th March, 1973 in Taw village, is the first Ph.D degree holder of the Nyishi Community.
- Shri Tai Nyori - is the first Ph.D degree holder among Galos and the second among Arunachalees.
- Dr. Kartik Nishing - born on 21st August, 1956 in Papu valley of Seppa area, is the first Doctor of the Nyishi Community.
- Smt. Indra Mallo - born on 23rd May, 1973 in Arunachal Pradesh, is the first Lady IAS Officer of Arunachal Pradesh.
- Shri Tabom Bam - is the first Galo to be inducted as direct IAS.
- Er. Taking Welly - born on 8th June, 1961 in Seppa village, East Kameng, is the first Chief Engineer of Nyishi Community.
- Late Tadar Tang - born in 1945 in Dolo village, is the first Minister of Nyishi Community.
- Shri Ratan Tama - born on 23rd September, 1946 in Rotom Village , is the first Raj Sabha member of Nyishi Community.
- Late Nyari Welly - born in 1945 in Beyong village, is the first Lady MLA of Nyishi Community.
- Smti. Niani Natung - born on 15th May, 1968, is the first Lady Minister of Nyishi Community.
- Shri Nabam Tata - born on 7th January, 1958 in Komcho Taram village, is the first actor of Nyishi community. (He also acted in the hindi film - Meeri Dharam Meeri Maa).
- Dr. Bengia Mala Khop - born on 1st August, 1964, is the first Actress of the nyishi community. (She also acted in the hindi film - Meeri Dharam Meeri Maa).
- Dr. Bero Ado - is the first Galo and the first Arunachalee to be appointed as Director Animal Husbandry.
- Shri Tago Basar - is the first Galo and first Arunachalee to become the Director of Agriculture.
- Dr. Golek Yomcha - is the first Doctor of Galo community and the first Arunachalee to hold the post of Director Health service.
- Miss Topi Basar - is the first woman among Galos and in Arunachal Pradesh to complete LLM.
- Late Jumke Bagra - is the first Arunachalee IPS officer.
- Tine Mena - from Roing village, is the first Arunachalee and first Woman from North-East India to Conquer Mount Everest.
- Sri Gumpe Rime - is the first Professional Footballer of Arunachal Pradesh.
- Prafulla Chandra Baruah - born in 1899, is the first Assamese gramophone artist. He recorded the Assamese modern songs in the first gramophone record in Assamese in 1924.
- Rajani Prabha - is the first Lady Doctor of Assam. (She was the younger sister of Chandraprabha Saikiani).
- Lokopriyo Gopinath Bordoloi - born on 6th June, 1890, is the first Chief Minister of Assam (1938).
- Dipankar Bhattacharjee - born on 1st February, 1972, is the first olympian from Assam.
- Nabin Sarma - born on 1900 in Guwahati, is the first professional swimmer (sportsman) from Assam.
- Nampui Jam Chonga - from Assam is the first tribal IAS in Assam as well as India. (1954)
- Late Jnanananda Sharma Pathak - is the first IPS officer from Assam.