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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 Yeshi officiated the ceremonial launch […]

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 the first time any funding […]

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 to the daily toll rise […]

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 and Migration (PRM), a long-term […]

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 school education and DoE lays […]

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 Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk attended the […]

Tibet Corps Dhang-Shab-Pas Make Project Presentations

Dharamsala: Tibet Corps organised a special meeting where 18 current dhang-shab-pas currently serving with various CTA departments and sections presented a summary of their individual projects. The meeting was held on December 20, 2019 at the Department of Finance conference room. This was the first meeting of its kind and Tibet Corps now intends to […]