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SARD 2020-2021 annual report is here!

SARD is delighted to share its Annual Report for the fiscal year 2020 -21. The programs and activities implemented in the year continue to align with the aims and objectives of SARD that is focused towards the development of the Tibetan community and efforts towards self-reliance of the community in the long term. The Wuhan […]

Department of Health conducts Healthy Lifestyle campaign at Mundgod, Bylakuppe and Ladakh settlements

Dharamshala: The post KAP survey on qualitative research is being conducted at Mundgod, Bylakuppe and Ladakh settlements by Department of Health to identify major behavioral factors that influence healthy lifestyle in the Tibetan community in India. The data collected in the aforementioned Tibetan settlements began on 16th September and will be completed this month. In […]

Induction training for 21 newly recruited CTA staff begins at Sarah College for Higher Tibetan Studies

Dharamshala: The induction training for 21 newly recruited staff of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) convened today at College for Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarah. The 13-day long training was inaugurated by Chief Guest Wangdu Tsering Pesur, Chairman of the Public Service Commission (PSC). Among the guests were the Secretary of PSC, Tsering Yangkyi, and members of […]

First-ever settlement Sexual & Gender-based Violence (SGBV) committee instituted at Kullu

The first-ever Sexual & Gender-based Violence (SGBV) committee was instituted at Tibetan Settlement at Kullu district under the Central Tibetan Administration, Dharamsala as per the SGBV guidelines. The Kullu -Manali Tibetan Settlement SGBV committee comes under the Central Committee based at Dharamsala. Between 16-17August, a two-day intensive training and refreshment course was provided by Mrs […]

Youth Discussion Series on Emotional Hygiene

Dharamshala: The Department of Health, CTA, recently organized a Youth Discussion Series on Emotional Hygiene in collaboration with Tibetan Mental Health with support from PRM. The series held from May to June 2021, covered six discussions on the topics: Stress and Anxiety: how to cope during COVID-19, Emotional Intelligence, Depression and Bipolar Disorder: Stigma and […]

“Managing Stress and Anxiety during COVID-19” : Youth Discussion Series

Dharamshala: The Department of Health is organizing a virtual youth discussion series on various topics related to emotional hygiene in the next two months starting this series with the topic, “Managing Stress and Anxiety during COVID-19”, this Saturday, May 1st at 07:00 PM. 1. Youth Discussion Series- RSVP The Department of Health, CTA, with support […]

Study report launched on Tibetan women entrepreneurs and sweater sellers

Women’s Empowerment Desk (WED) under SARD, Dept. of Finance has conducted a study on Tibetan women entrepreneurs, specifically those participating in winter sweater trade last year.  “Given the significant presence that women occupy in this economic landscape, this study thereby proposes to explore how women’s roles in this particular economic geography shape these markets and […]

Training of DOHe Pharmacists concludes

Dharamshala: The Department of Health, CTA just concluded a two-day training on pharmacy inventory management for pharmacists of the Department of Health CTA on 23 March. The training was organized by the Optimal Service Model (OSM) section of the Department of Health CTA. The overall purpose of this training is to enhance the knowledge of DOH […]

CTA welcomes two fellows of American Indian Foundation (AIF)

Dharamshala: The second-year collaboration of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) with the American Indian Foundation (AIF)  hosted two fellows, Ms. Shivangi Singh and Ms. Trishla Bafna from India working in areas of gender mainstreaming and sensitization and towards the promotion of entrepreneurship and vocational education in Tibetan Schools. CTA’s SARD entered into a three-year partnership […]

Youth Empowerment Support (YES) section of Home Department sends 28 young people for skill training at ITI

Dharamshala: Youth Empowerment Support (YES) section of the Department of Home (DoH), CTA sent 28 Tibetan youth from 13 different Tibetan settlements for long term skill training at Tibetan Private Industrial Training Institute (ITI) based in Selakui, Dehradun. These 28 young people have started their training in December 2020. This is the 2nd year in […]