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High-Level CTA Technical Team Visits Hunsur and Byllakupe Settlements

Dharamsala – A high-level technical team comprised of Kaydor Aukatsang, Chief Resilience Officer and SARD Director, and Tsewang Gyalpo Arya, Additional Secretary at the Department of Home, visited Hunsur Rabgyaling and Byllakupe Settlements from July 22-August 2, 2018. The visit was organized by the Department of Home as part of its Integrated Settlement Development Programme (ISDP) funded by USAID. The visit was staffed by Tenzin […]


Dalai Lama Trust and DOE Scholarship Winners

Department of Education, CTA published the final list of winners of the 2018 Dalai Lama Trust Scholarship and DoE annual scholarship. The list consisted of 388 students pursuing UG Professional, UG General, Vocational, and Diploma courses. Of these, 15 scholarships are for Higher Tibetan Studies at Sarah and another 15 are for Nepali students. Download […]



Auditing Training for CTA Auditors by the Public Service Commission

The Central Tibetan Administration’s (CTA) Public Service Commission (PSC) has recently finished their nine-day ‘Special Training for the Auditors of Office of Auditor General (OAG) of CTA. The training was held at the Tibetan Administrative Training Center from 26 June-4 July. The program started with an opening session which included short speeches from Auditor General […]


Department of Home to Explore Major Agriculture Interventions

The Department of Home, CTA is working with Ingénus Strategy & Creative Research LLP to undertake agriculture development activities in the second phase of the Tibetan Self-Reliance and Resilience Program (TSRR) funded by USAID. The Home Department’s Agricultural section is exploring the feasibility of building a mini tea processing factory in Miao, Arunachal Pradesh. Currently, […]


Education Kalon Dr. Pema Yangchen at the EGR Workshop for School Heads

BIR: Kalon Dr. Pema Yangchen, Department of Education, CTA inaugurated the second series of the Early Grade Reading (EGR) workshop for school heads from 19th to 22nd June. This was her maiden visit to Bir. Kalon was welcomed by the settlement officers of Bir Dege and BTS. She also visited Sambhota Tibetan School, Bir and […]


TED’s 4th Game Changers Annual Conference and 4th TED Investment Award.

The Tibetan Entrepreneurship Development (TED) initiative under SARD, Dept. of Finance is launching its 4th Game Changers Annual Conference and 4th TED Investment Award. Both are being held from 18-19th August at Bylakuppe Lugsam.   Game Changers Conference is a platform for Tibetan entrepreneurs to network, innovate, and collaborate. The conference invites business leaders, investors, […]


Leadership Development Training by WED for Women Grassroots Workers

The Women Empowerment Desk (WED) under SARD, Dept. of Finance coordinated a Leadership Development Training for women grassroots workers from 18-22 June 2018 as a part of the Tibetan Self Reliance and Resilience (TSRR) program. This event took place at IIPA New Delhi with special guests Mr. Amitabh Ranjan, registrar (IIPA); Dr. Surabhi Pandey (IIPA); […]



TED Launches MSME Initiative

The Tibetan Entrepreneurship Development (TED) initiative was instituted by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) in 2014. TED aims to counteract the low Tibetan unemployment rates by providing end-to-end support for Tibetan entrepreneurs through a number of available resources including startup funding, pre-incubation training, business incubation, business plan development support, legal assistance, networking opportunities, and more. […]