NEWS


Workshop on Counseling Guideline for School Principals, Education Officers and School Counselors concludes

Dharamshala: The Department of Education, CTA organized a webinar-based workshop to orient School Principals, Education Officers and Counselors on the new Counseling Guideline from September 15 to 18, 2020. The aim of the orientation workshop is to create awareness on the counseling guideline and also to educate on the significant role of school counselors as […]


Home department’s Youth Empowerment Support awards two young Tibetans

Dharamshala: Mr. Sonam Topgyal and Mr. Tenzin Rabgyal were selected for Youth Empowerment Award. They were felicitated with a Tibetan traditional scarf, certificate and a cheque of INR 35,000 during the official function marking 60th Tibetan Democracy day on 2nd September 2020. Sonam Topgyal hails from Mundgod Doeguling Tibetan settlement. Since 2017, he has been […]


Department of Health boosts ambulance service in Tibetan community

Dharamshala: The COVID-19 cases across India are on the daily spike and in order to enhance health services and prepare for worst-case scenarios arising out of the pandemic, DoHe has enhanced the ambulance services in the communities. Along with various initiatives, 3 new ambulances in Kollegal, Mainpat, and Bir settlement were procured by the department to […]



WASH in Tibetan Communities across India amid Pandemic

Dharamshala: While COVID-19 pandemic makes the availability of Water and Sanitation facilities and its promotion more essential than ever, the Department of Health C.T.A scaled up its current response efforts to build infrastructures related to various projects of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Tibetan communities across India amidst pandemic. WASH is an important program […]


Department of Health continues sanitisation in the face of COVID-19

Dharamshala: Amidst the COVID 19 pandemic, the Department of Health despite having the huge responsibility of protecting and curbing the spread of COVID 19 among the Tibetan community continues to carry on with the ongoing essential projects adhering to COVID 19 risk mitigation measures in place. One such project to highlight is the WASH program […]


Selection underway for Tibetan Arts and Culture Fund 2020

Dharamshala: The Department of Religion and Culture, CTA organized two days interview on July 30 and 31, 2020 for the selection of candidates in the fourth Tibetan Arts and Culture Fund (TACF). The core aim of this program is to support Tibetan artists and organizations who work for the preservation and promotion of distinct arts […]


Health dept releases a 40-min film to raise awareness of mental health issues

Dharamshala: Mental health issues in the Tibetan community often come with the tag ‘Nyompa‘ which perpetuates the existing stigma around mental illnesses in our community. This makes it difficult for people to understand and recognize mental health conditions and discourages people from seeking early intervention. At the same time, it reduces a person to a condition, […]


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 […]