Gangjong Development Finance Private Limited Receives NBFC License

Gangjong Development Finance Private Limited (Gangjong Finance) received a Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) license granted by the Reserve Bank of India on Dec 13th, 2018. Gangjong Finance will now operate as full fledge NBFC offering loan services typically provided by traditional banks, but it cannot accept public deposits. The main objective of Gangjong Finance is […]

Major Study Finds High TB Infection among Tibetan school children.

In a tuberculosis screening and treatment initiative covering the entire population of Tibetan refugee schoolchildren in northern India, a team directed by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Wisconsin says it has found not only a startlingly high prevalence of TB disease and infection, but also a potentially workable strategy to eliminate […]

Two month induction training begins for 18 new CTA staff recruits

The Induction program organized by Public Service commission, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) which includes two month of training for the new batch of CTA staff recruits started on 5th November 2018 at Administrative Training and Welfare Society Centre, Dharamsala. This batch has an overwhelming majority of women with 14 among the 18 recruited. The two […]

Honorable Education Minister Inaugurates 3rd Career Fair at Bylakuppe

Dr Pema Yangchen, Kalon of Education Department, inaugurated the 3rd Career fair at Lugsam Tibetan Community Hall in Bylakuppe on 12th September, 2018. 17 educational institutions from Bangalore, Mysore & Mangalore participated in the Career Fair. Each college was provided with information booth where their representative presented and displayed information about their respective institution, courses […]

CTA President Opens Four-day Five Fifty Forum: Towards a Resilient Tibetan Community

Dharamsala: Over 200 experts on leadership, resource mobilisation, health, education and senior officials of Central Tibetan Administration as well as CTA donors gathered at the Five Fifty Forum on Resilience that began Thursday to discuss critical development, resiliency challenges, opportunities in the Tibetan community and explore innovative solutions. Against the backdrop of Five-Fifty Political Forum […]


DHARAMSALA, September 10, 2018: The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) is convening the Five-Fifty Forum: Towards a Resilient Tibetan Community. The Forum will be held in Dharamsala from September 13-16, 2018. The Five-Fifty Forum on Resilience is a follow on to the political gathering convened in October 2017 and the youth gathering in August 2018. It […]

SARD Releases a Special Report on a Microfinance Success Story

SARD launched the Tibetan Refugee Livelihood Support Program (TRLSP) in 2017 to support the Winter Sweater Selling (WSS) business which is the main livelihood and income source for 45% of Tibetan refugee households in India. Soft loan of 1 lakh each with an interest rate of 3% for six months was provided to to a […]

TED Awards 15 Lakhs to Three Tibetan Entrepreneurs

Tibetan Entrepreneurship Development (TED) under Department of Finance successfully organized the 4th Tibetan Entrepreneurs Game Changers Conference at Bylakuppe from 18-19th August in collaboration with Tibetan Chambers of Commerce (TCC). The aim of the conference is to equip participants with necessary entrepreneurship skills to create and run their own business with the support of TED […]