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A Multi-Phase Assessment on Strengthening Tibetan Democracy, Governance & the CTA Underway

A two-member team from the National Democratic Institute (NDI) visited Tibetan communities in Delhi, South India and Dharamsala from March 9-21 and completed the first phase of a multi-phase assessment on strengthening Tibetan democracy, governance and the CTA. NDI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, […]


Canadian NGO Visits Dharamsala to Finalize CTA Education Program Funded by the Canadian Government

The five-year CAD5.4 million funding for education of Tibetan youth in India and Nepal announced by the Canadian government in November 2018 formally entered implementation stage with the visit by a delegation of Agriteam Canada staff to Dharamsala and South India from March 17-29. Agriteam Canada is a well-known international development firm and CTA’s partnering […]



First Tibetan Student Business Plan Competition Organised by TED

The TED Entrepreneurship Hub Program in collaboration with the Dalai Lama Institute of Higher Education (DLIHE) organized its first ever Business plan Competition on 17th March, 2019 at its premises as a part of the DLIHE-Entrepreneurship Hub program to cultivate and inspire entrepreneurial mindset in the community’s youth. 10 student groups participated in the competition, which […]


Senior PRM Delegation Visits Dharamsala

Dharamsala: A delegation of Population, Refugee and Migration (PRM) officials based in Kathmandu, Nepal visited Dharamsala from March 19-21, 2019. PRM is an agency within the US States Department and the delegation comprised of Mr. Alex Ave-Lallemant, Regional Refugee Coordinator; Dr. Leah Pao, Deputy Regional Refugee Coordinator; and Mr. Pema Tenzin, Regional Refugee Program Assistant […]



Department of Health Convenes a Meeting on Hepatitis B Prevention & Treatment

Dharamshala: Health Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk opened the second two-day meeting on Hepatitis B Prevention & Treatment organised by Department of Health, CTA at Administrative Training and Welfare Society in Dharamsala from 12-13 March 2019. A total of 24 participants from Hunsur, Bhandara, Bir, Mundgod, Dekyiling, Kollegal, TMAI, Delek hospital, Odisha and Dharamshala attended the meeting, including allopathic […]


CTA INITIATES A PILOT CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR STAFF

Social and Resource Development Fund (SARD) facilitated a comprehensive Organisational Development Assessment (ODA) of Finance, Education, Home and Health departments in 2018. This program, conducted by an external consultant, was jointly funded by the USAID and SOIR-IM. One of the areas of focus for the ODA was assessing the department’s human resource situation. The major […]


Gang-jong Board members receives private audience with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Dharamshala: On 4 March 2019, Karma Yeshi (Paljor Kalon, Board Chairman), Yeshi Wangmo (Finance Secretary), Kaydor Aukatsang (Director, SARD), Kunchok Tsundue(Chief Planning Officer) along with Board members of Gang-jong Development Finance Private Limited sought the blessing of His Holiness Dalai Lama. Board members of Gang-jong are Karma Yeshi(Paljor Kalon & chairman of Board), Alok Prasad […]


7th Tibetan General Conference on Education Successfully Concludes

The 7th Tibetan General Conference on Education was organised by the CTA’s Department of Education (DoE) from 23rd to 25th February at the T Building conference hall in Gangkyi, Dharamsala. The four issues that the conference sought to address were: How to develop a strong Basic Education Policy (BEP) implementation plan in the schools? How […]