Under the guidance of Department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration, Dharamsala, the Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy was formulated in the year 2014. Thereafter, at the Karnataka State level, after much deliberations and perseverance from the Office of the Chief Representative, CTA (South Zone) and also, at the District level the Tibetan Settlement Officer, Mundgod along with Doeguling Tibetan Co-operative Society had put great efforts in pursuing with concerned Karwar District authorities.
On 11 December, on the auspicious visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the Doeguling Tibetan settlement, Shri. S.S. Nakul, I.A.S. Deputy Commissioner of Karwar Distt presented Record of Tenancy Certificate, RTC to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The Deputy Commissioner said that a simple function will be held at a later date in order to distribute RTC to individual Tibetan farmers of the settlement. His Holiness the Dalai Lama thanked the Deputy Commissioner for providing such benefits to Tibetan farmers.
The RTC will benefit Tibetan farmers to get all subsidies, grants and schemes from the State Government of Karnataka as well as from the Central Government of India as extended to local Indian farmers.
– Report filed by Chief Representative of Southern Tibetan Settlement’s Office, Bangalore –