7th Tibetan General Conference on Education Successfully Concludes

The 7th Tibetan General Conference on Education was organised by the CTA’s Department of Education (DoE) from 23rd to 25th February at the T Building conference hall in Gangkyi, Dharamsala. The four issues that the conference sought to address were: How to develop a strong Basic Education Policy (BEP) implementation plan in the schools? How […]

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 […]

TACF Recipient Releases a Book at the 24th Shoton Festival

February 23, 2019: Sonam Wangdue la, a recipient of the Tibetan Arts and Culture Fund (TACF), a program of the Department of Religion and Culture, CTA, released his book Photographic Records of the Costumes and Masks of the traditional Tibetan Folk Opera- Ache Lhamo at the 24th Shoton Festival in Bylakuppe on February 20, 2019. […]

CTA Launches a Disaster Preparedness Program

February 20, 2019: Dharamsala falls under seismic zone IV and thereby prone to major earthquakes and related hazards. A 7.8 earthquake struck the Kangra valley in 1905 that claimed the lives of over 20,000 and caused severe destruction. The area is also prone to various other hazards such as landslides, cloudbursts, rock falls and fires. […]

Department of Health Inaugurates a New Basketball Court

Under the leadership of the Paonta Cholsum Tibetan Settlement Office, the much-awaited dream of a basketball court was materialized for Tibetans in Paonta Cholsum on 8 February. The new court was inaugurated by Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk, Department of Health, CTA along with Settlement Officer and local community members. The new basketball court will benefit all the […]

Department of Health Inaugurates a Renovated Health Clinic

In line with providing quality healthcare across Tibetan settlements in India, the Department of Health, CTA is now serving patients in Doegu-Yulgyeling Tibetan settlement in Herbertpur with its newly renovated health clinic. The inauguration of the new facility was officiated by Kalon Karma Yeshi, Department of Finance and Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk, Department of Health on […]

CTA Commissions a Major Water Survey and Revamps WASH Program

The Department of Health, CTA has carried out numerous Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects in the Tibetan settlements and schools in India and Nepal to improve access and use of safe water and sanitation projects. Over the years, the Department has implemented construction of overhead tanks, submersible pumps, public toilets and drainage systems projects […]

Grantee Profile: Tibetan Homes Foundation, Mussoorie

Tibetan Homes Foundation (THF), Mussoorie is one of the premier Tibetan school in exile dedicated to working for the care of orphans, semi orphan, and destitute Tibetan refugee children. It was established in 1962 by His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama to provide home-like care, education and an environment that encourages learning of Tibetan language […]

Rice Mill in Bhandara Tibetan Settlement launches its flagship product – Tibet Premium Rice

Dharamshala: The Tibet Rice Mill of Bhandara Tibetan Settlement, Maharashtra launched its flagship product, the Tibet Premium Rice today at a press conference in Gangchen Kyishong. Speaking at the press conference were Chief Planning Commissioner of Central Tibetan Administration Dr Kunchok Tsundue, Additional Secretary of Department of Home Karma Choeying, President of the Bhandara Cooperatives […]