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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 […]


CHF 1.2 Million Pledged by Swiss and European Tibetans as Investment in Gangjong Development Finance (TibFin)

Dharamshala: A senior CTA delegation comprised of Kaydor Aukatsang, Chief Resilience Officer and Dr Kunchok Tsundue, Chief Planning Officer, completed a highly successful tour to promote and raise capital for Gangjong Development Finance (TibFin) from Tibetan communities residing in Switzerland & Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, France and the Netherlands from 15 November-2 December 2019. The visit […]


CTA’s Senior Delegation to visit Western Europe to promote Gangjong Development Finance (TibFin)

Dharamsala: A senior CTA delegation comprised of Kaydor Aukatsang, CTA’s Chief Resilience Officer, Dr Kunchok Tsundue, CTA Chief Planning Officer, will be visiting Switzerland, Austria, Germany, France and the Netherlands from November 15-30, 2019. The purpose of the visit is to educate and mobilize support for Gangjong Development Finance (TibFin), one of the most important […]


Tibetans in North America Pledge Over $1 million in Investment Towards Establishing Gangjong Bank

Dharamshala: A senior CTA delegation comprised of Mr. Kaydor Aukatsang, Chief Resilience Officer, and Dr. Kunchok Tsundue, Chief Planning Officer, completed a highly successful Tibetan Resilience Tour of nine cities in the United States and Canada from June 22 to July 29, 2019. During their five-week tour, the delegation visited Washington, DC, Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, […]


Senior CTA Delegation embarks on Tibetan Resilience Tour of North America

Washington D.C: A senior CTA delegation Kaydor Aukatsang, Chief Resilience Officer/SARD Director, and Dr. Kunchok Tsundue, Chief Planning Officer spent a few days in Washington DC as part of the Tibetan Resilience – North America Tour. The purpose of the tour is to educate and mobilize support for two of the most important initiatives under CTA’s […]


New Website of Gang-Jong Development Finance Launched

Dharamshala : Gang-Jong Development Finance Private Limited, a RBI licensed Non-Banking Finance Company (Non-Deposit Taking) announced the launch of their new website – www.gangjongdevelopmentfinance.com  offering the public a platform to get information about the company, its objectives, the management, the services it provides including information on the loan products & procedures. Gang-jong website provides the […]


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 […]



Gangjong Development Finance Private Limited Receives NBFC License

Gangjong Development Finance Private Limited (Gangjong Finance) received a Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) license granted by the Reserve Bank of India on Dec 13th, 2018. Gangjong Finance will now operate as full fledge NBFC offering loan services typically provided by traditional banks, but it cannot accept public deposits. The main objective of Gangjong Finance is […]