The chief minister expressed concern over the slow progress of actual work on the runway and airport terminal.
The work was executed in 40 days under the watchful eyes of the All Tawang District Students’ Union
As bridges either collapsed or were damaged, road communication was snapped at several places.
He said that he has self-isolated himself and requested everyone who came in contact with him to adhere to the standard operating procedure.
As in most remote areas of the Himalayan state, there are no roads leading up to the village which is towards Bhutan.
Previously, he had served as Minister of Tourism, Urban Development and Water Resources in former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki's government.
The public was not allowed at the Indira Gandhi Park in Itanagar and the programme was held with only a few government officials, journalists and security personnel.
The Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said landslides and floods had left a trail of largescale devastation in the entire state.
Khandu said with the easing of the coronavirus lockdown, around 6,000 have returned to the state so far and more will make their way back in the coming weeks.
Sharing details on Twitter, Khandu requested all Arunachali people stranded outside the state to register themselves at a portal.
"It is important that we take great care to screen the students returning from various metro cities of India," Nabam Tuki wrote in a letter to Chief Minister Pema Khandu
There has been a rapid migration of villagers to state capital Itanagar and other towns over the past few years.
Governor Brig (retd) BD Mishra administered the oath of office and secrecy to Khandu and his ministerial colleagues at the swearing-in ceremony held in Itanagar.
Golay was a member of Chamling’s Cabinet until he was expelled for alleged anti-party activities.