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 […]

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 […]

2018 Tibetan Art and Culture Fund Recipients

The Department of Religion and Culture (DoRC) selected twelve recipients for the 2018 Tibetan Arts and Culture Fund (TACF). The annual grants program recognizes and supports individual artists and organizations based in South Asia and working to preserve and promote Tibetan art and culture. Grants ranging from INR 150,000- to Rs.300,000 are awarded. A total […]

Senior USAID Delegation From New Delhi Visits Department of Health and SARD

Dharamsala, August 23, 2018: A USAID delegation from the USAID Mission office in New Delhi visited Dharamsala from August 20-22. The delegation comprised of Mrs. Ramona El Hamzaoui, Deputy Mission Director; Mr. Arvind Kumar, Senior Project Manager; Dr. Umesh Alavadi, Senior TB Advisor; and Ms. Dawn McCown, Senior Communications Advisor. The delegation met with the […]

HIV/AIDS awareness campaign for Tibetan youth at Bangalore

Three days HIV/AIDS awareness program has been organized by the Department of Health to the Tibetan students and youths who are currently studying in Bangalore. The training was organized at the Institute for Small Trade Learning (ISTL) Neelamangala, Tibetan Youth Hostel Koramangala and the Dalai Lama Institute for higher education from 2nd to 4th July […]

Tibetan Arts and Culture Fund (TACF) Recipient

The Tibet memory project founded by Tsering Topgyal and Tsering Choephel aims to document through digitalization, old photographs kept in the homes of elderly Tibetans in the settlements of India, Nepal, and Bhutan. Tibet memory project will collect the stories linked to the photos as the individuals recall them. Likewise, they will interact with the […]

We Teach Who We Are: Education Kalon to the Teachers at Professional Development Workshop

The Modern Academic Section of the Department of Education initiated a workshop on teacher’s professional development. As per its proposal, it was a 2-day Engage Learning Teacher Professional Development Workshop. Accordingly, the first workshop was organized on the 8th of August at Administrative Training and Welfare Workshop, Dharamshala. The event saw the presence of chief […]

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 […]