WED publishes guidelines on Sexual and Gender Based Violence(SGBV) for Tibetans-in-Exile

The Women's Empowerment Desk (WED) under the Department of Finance (CTA) has published the CTA's Guidelines for Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) for the Tibetans in exile earlier this month.  The CTA is committed towards the elimination of the SGBV in all spaces of the...
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‘Baseline Study of Tibetan Diaspora Community Outside South Asia’: SARD’s pioneering report maps status of diaspora

Dharamshala: The Social and Resources Development Fund (SARD), Department of Finance, CTA today launched a comprehensive study of “Tibetan diaspora community outside South Asia” at the press briefing chaired by CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay and Finance Kalon Karma Yeshi. CTA President Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay and Finance Kalon Karma...
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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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The Women’s Empowerment Desk (WED) under the Department of Finance (CTA) has published the CTA’s Guidelines for Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) for the Tibetans in exile earlier this month.  The CTA is committed towards the elimination of the SGBV in all spaces of the exile Tibetan community and has […]


Dharamshala: The Department of Education, CTA organized a webinar-based workshop to orient School Principals, Education Officers and Counselors on the new Counseling Guideline from September 15 to 18, 2020. The aim of the orientation workshop is to create awareness on the counseling guideline and also to educate on the significant role of school counselors as […]


Dharamshala: Mr. Sonam Topgyal and Mr. Tenzin Rabgyal were selected for Youth Empowerment Award. They were felicitated with a Tibetan traditional scarf, certificate and a cheque of INR 35,000 during the official function marking 60th Tibetan Democracy day on 2nd September 2020. Sonam Topgyal hails from Mundgod Doeguling Tibetan settlement. Since 2017, he has been […]


Dharamshala: The COVID-19 cases across India are on the daily spike and in order to enhance health services and prepare for worst-case scenarios arising out of the pandemic, DoHe has enhanced the ambulance services in the communities. Along with various initiatives, 3 new ambulances in Kollegal, Mainpat, and Bir settlement were procured by the department to […]


Dharamshala: Since major parts of the Tibetan population is settled in 12 Agricultural based settlements in India, keeping in view the proper usage of these agricultural land and to avoid the issue of encroachment by local Indians, Tibetan farmers are being encouraged for intensive farming. In order to check the reducing trend of farming in […]


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 […]