Entrepreneurship Development

Study report launched on Tibetan women entrepreneurs and sweater sellers

Women’s Empowerment Desk (WED) under SARD, Dept. of Finance has conducted a study on Tibetan women entrepreneurs, specifically those participating in winter sweater trade last year.  “Given the significant presence that women occupy in this economic landscape, this study thereby proposes to explore how women’s roles in this particular economic geography shape these markets and […]



One Crore Business Contest to Support Aspiring Tibetan Entrepreneurs

Dharamshala: The Tibet Innovations in collaboration with Tibetan Entrepreneurship Development (TED), Department of Finance, CTA and Tibet House Trust, London launched the ‘Youth Employment for Tibetans Initiative’—a major initiative aimed at creating employment for Tibetan youths living in the Tibetan settlements across India. The Youth Employment for Tibetans Initiative (YETI) is a business contest aiming to find a […]


TED Invites Application for Pre-Incubation Training

Dharamshala: Tibetan Entrepreneurship Development (TED) initiative of Department of Finance, Central Tibetan Administration invites application from aspiring Tibetan entrepreneurs to avail the pre- incubation business training and incubation services. Pre-incubation training is especially designed for the ideation and recently startup entrepreneurs. They will be provided Business Development support which includes business idea validation, marketing, product […]


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 […]


TED’s Program on Supporting Tibetan MSMEs

The Tibetan Entrepreneurship Development (TED); a program of SARD, Department of Finance; is running “Supporting Tibetan MSMEs under the Tibetan Entrepreneurship Program”. The project is being carried out in partnership with M-CRIL, a Gurgaon based Indian development consulting organisation. The project to support Tibetan Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), being carried out this pilot year in […]


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 […]


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. […]


Five-Fifty Forum: Towards a Resilient Tibetan Community

Social and Resource Development Fund(SARD) under the Department of Finance of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) is organizing Five-Fifty Forum: Towards a Resilient Tibetan Community. The Forum will focus on the development and long-term resiliency of CTA’s Five-Fifty Vision and is to be held from September 13-16, 2018 in Dharamsala. It will be a gathering of selected experts, advisors, practitioners, […]


TCV Bylakuppe to Add Entrepreneurship as a Subject

CTA’s Tibetan Entrepreneurship Development (TED) initiative is collaborating with its Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV), Bylakuppe to make the latter the first Tibetan school to teach entrepreneurship as a subject. Thanks to USAID funding the class XI and XII students will have the opportunity to enroll in this class as an optional 6th subject during the […]