A month-long intensive training on Goods and Service Tax organized by Tibetan Entrepreneurship development (TED), Department of Finance at the Tibetan Reception Center concluded on 14 January 2018.
The Chief Guest for the occasion, Honorable Kalon for the Dept. of Finance, Mr Karma Yeshi addressed the closing ceremony. In his remarks, he reiterated the importance of Tibetans in exile in remaining informed on the law of the land and thereby encouraged righteous citizenry. He further added, “the aims and objectives of this training program is to create Subject Matter Experts on GST and station them in Tibetan settlements as part of a pilot project to assist Tibetan individual/businesses in tax related query(s).”
Mr. Karma Yeshi also briefed the participants about other programs under department including Blue Book solidarity drive, its aims and objectives. He urged the participants to act as an ambassador to the initiative and garner support from their non-Tibetan friends. The Kalon also presented the participants Certificate of participation. The program is exclusively designed and certified by renowned institute Edupristine.
TED is an initiative of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) aiming to mobilize and amplify Tibetan entrepreneurial spirit by fostering, nurturing, accelerating value-add connections and celebrating entrepreneurship. TED aims to affect the profound transformation of the Tibetan community in-exile with its role as a mobilizer of the Tibetan entrepreneurial spirit to partake in global opportunities and contribute to the community’s economic well-being. In doing so, TED aims to support existing businesses’ expansion and sustainability, as well as convert high-potential youth business ideas into successful ventures.
– Report filed by Department of Finance –