CTA Receives Almost USD 1 Million in Direct Funding from the U.S. Government

Dharamshala: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a sum of $997,124 to SARD to “strengthen the financial and cultural resilience of the Tibetan people and contribute towards a sustained resilience of the Tibetan people’s economic and cultural identity.” This award represents a historic milestone as it is...
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CTA announces zero-interest loan for Tibetan sweater-seller businesses in Green zones

Dharamshala: Sikyong in his routine Thursday COVID-19 press briefing, addressed the ongoing situation with the pandemic, highlighting the role of individual responsibility in combatting the disease. He cited the example of the outbreak within China, observing that it followed a 5-month course-initial outbreak, multiplying, peaking before the curve flattened. Referring...
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CTA Approves Rupees 3.3 crores (330 million) for Wuhan COVID-19 Program

Dharamshala: The CTA has made available INR 3.3 crore for Wuhan COVID-19 programs benefitting Tibetan communities in India and Nepal. INR 24,340,514 are for activities in India while the community in Nepal receives NPR 13,757,974. Support for this effort is coming from the United States government’s Bureau for Population, Refugees...
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Education Department organises remedial teaching workshop to assist children with learning difficulties

The Department of Education has organised a Workshop on Fundamentals of Remedial Teaching on Specific Learning Disability at Yiga Choeling from 10-15 February 10 -15, and it was participated by 29 primary teachers from 21 different schools under CST, STS, and TCV. The practice of inclusive education is an inalienable part of...
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Department of Health reinforces health facilities through Administrative Training at IIPA

The Department of Health, CTA is organising five-day training on hospital administration cum review meeting at the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), based in New Delhi from 20th to 24th January 2020. This five-day training is being attended by 12 hospital administrators and Executive secretaries from 12 different hospitals. CTA Health...
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Dharamshala: While COVID-19 pandemic makes the availability of Water and Sanitation facilities and its promotion more essential than ever, the Department of Health C.T.A scaled up its current response efforts to build infrastructures related to various projects of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Tibetan communities across India amidst pandemic. WASH is an important program […]


Dharamshala: Amidst the COVID 19 pandemic, the Department of Health despite having the huge responsibility of protecting and curbing the spread of COVID 19 among the Tibetan community continues to carry on with the ongoing essential projects adhering to COVID 19 risk mitigation measures in place. One such project to highlight is the WASH program […]


Dharamshala: The Department of Religion and Culture, CTA organized two days interview on July 30 and 31, 2020 for the selection of candidates in the fourth Tibetan Arts and Culture Fund (TACF). The core aim of this program is to support Tibetan artists and organizations who work for the preservation and promotion of distinct arts […]


Dharamshala: Mental health issues in the Tibetan community often come with the tag ‘Nyompa‘ which perpetuates the existing stigma around mental illnesses in our community. This makes it difficult for people to understand and recognize mental health conditions and discourages people from seeking early intervention. At the same time, it reduces a person to a condition, […]


Dharamshala: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a sum of $997,124 to SARD to “strengthen the financial and cultural resilience of the Tibetan people and contribute towards a sustained resilience of the Tibetan people’s economic and cultural identity.” This award represents a historic milestone as it is the first time any funding […]


Dharamshala: Taking into account that vulnerable populations such as elderlies, children under 10, and people with co-morbidities are at greater risk from COVID-19, CTA through the Department of Health has been providing free SORIG immune boosters to all Tibetans above the age of 65 with the aim to protect them against COVID-19 infection. The prescribed […]