DHARAMSHALA: Mr Dongchung Ngodup, former Kalon for Department of Security has been appointed as the new Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at New Delhi. He will take charge from 15 July 2016, according to a circular from the Kashag secretariat.
Mr Ngodup Dongchung joined the civil service of Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) on 15 June 1977 and he was appointed as senior clerk in the Department of Security on 1 September 1978. He was promoted to deputy secretary in 1987. On 1 July 1991, he was promoted to additional secretary. From 1993 – 2006, he served as the Secretary of Department of Security. He served as Kalon for the Department of Security in the 13th Kashag from September 2006 – August 2011. He was re-elected as Kalon in the 14th Kashag and held the portfolio of Security department. However, he retired as the Kalon of Department of Security on 6 April 2016.
The current Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Bureau in New Delhi is Mr Tempa Tsering.