1. His Holiness the Dalai Lama Charitable Trust.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama Charitable Trust is the first registered body under Indian Trust Act on January 20, 1964 at Calcutta whose registration was later in 1978, shifted to New Delhi. During the critical juncture of the Tibetan arriving in exile, His Holiness the Dalai Lama always desirous of taking care of needs of the Tibetan people registered his Trust to meet the relief of the poor, education, medical aid and advancement of other objects of general public utility including religious purpose.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama Charitable Trust is actively engaged since its inception. It adhered to main aims and objectives to uplift the most down trodden, destitute and needy people in general and particularly Tibetan refugee community. Trust supports numerous Socio-economic activities to fulfill the needs of the people by extending relief measures, health, education and preservation of Environment.
Aims and Objectives:
- - To provide aid for propagation and advancement of education and learning.
- - To provide medical aid relief.
- - To provide relief to the poor, destitute and homeless.
- - To provide aid for advancement of any other public charitable or religious purpose.
- - To establish, open, maintain and run school, colleges, institutions and boarding houses and houses of residence of pupils and teachers,
- - To establish, open, maintain and run hospitals, dispensaries, clinics and houses of residence for staff, run sanatoria housing for the poor, support public temples and religious institutions.
- - To make donation or subscriptions to any society, institutions, trust,or organization whether charitable or religious for advancement or promotion of objects as contemplated above.
Present Board of Trustees:
1. Dr. Lobsang Sangay Chairman
2. Mr. Tsering Dhundup Managing Trustees
3. Mrs. Jetsun Pema Trustees
4. Prof. Krishnanath Trustees
5. Mr. A.P. Venkateshwaran Trustees
6. Mr. Desang Tsering Trustees
2. Tibetan Administration`s Welfare Society:
Tibetan Administration`s Welfare Society (TAWS) is a non-profit organization founded in February 22, 1988 and registered under the Societies Registration Act, XXI of 1860 in Delhi. The basic aim and objective of the society is to promote the overall development of the Tibetan refugees living in India.
Aims & Objectives:
- - Enhance the living condition of Tibetan refugees in India.
- - Enhance religious harmony and understanding.
- - Create employment and facilitate self-reliance of Tibetan refugees.
- - Promote traditional Tibetan medicines and handicrafts.
- - Assist victims of natural calamities and other disasters.
- - Work with charitable and voluntary agencies on projects and programs contributing to the social development of Tibetan refugees in India.
- - Make financial contributions toward the promotion of education, health, culture, rehabilitation, and public information for the benefit of the Tibetan refugees in India.
Current Governing Body members:
1. Dr. Lobsang Sangay Chairman
2. Mr, Tsering Dhundup Vice-Chairman
3. Mr. Migyur Dorjee Member
4. Ven.Karma Gelek Member
5. Mr. Thupten Samphel Member
6. Mr. Tenzin Phuntsok Member
7. Dr. Kunchok Tsundue Member
8. Mr, Tsering Dhamchoe Member
9. Mr. Dawa Dorjee Member Secretary
3. SOCIAL AND RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT FUND.
The Social and Resource Development Fund (SARD) was established in October 1997 and registered under the Societies Registration Act, XXI of 1860 in Dharamsala. It supports ongoing developments of the Tibetan community and to improve the livelihood of those Tibetans who desperately need help.
SARD works to raise fund for the Integrated Development Plan of CTA and individual projects of various departments of CTA. It seeks grants from International governments for sustainable development of the community. It coordinates between the donor agencies and implementing agencies with project planning, management, monitoring and evaluation to ensure effective implementation and sustained benefits from the project interventions.
- - To assist the socio-economic rehabilitation of the Tibetans in exile with goal to make them self-sufficient.
- - To support education, health and environmental awareness and employment programs in the community.
- - To help preserve and promote Tibetan religion, culture, arts and crafts, and to make the world aware about these disappearing culture and the importance of their preservation.
- - To generate income for the Emergency fund that provides support to the poorest in the community.
- - To support the development of democracy and democratic culture in the Tibetan Community, which looks forward to a Tibet where everyone will live in harmony with each other and with the natural environment.
Current Governing body members:
1. Dr. Lobsang Sangay Chairman
2. Mr. Tsering Dhundup Vice-Chairman
3. Mr. Dawa Dorjee Member Secretary
4. Mr. Chimey Rigzin Member
5. Dr. Kunchok Tsundue Member
6. Mr. Wangdu Tsering Pesur Member
7. Miss Bhuti Member
4. BLUE BOOK UNIT.
To alliance the International affinity and support towards the cause of Tibet and help preserve rich Tibetan culture and Tradition, the Blue Book project was started in 1996. The individual or organizational foreign friends of Tibet voluntarily contribute monetary value to help enhance the mission and activities of CTA.
The department will endeavor to strengthen the project to contribute International communities’ good will towards the Tibetan cause.
5) RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT:
The main objective of the R&D is to carry out researches on existing financial activities of the Department and Tibetan refugee community and provide recommendations and guidance for improved activities.
- - To research on existing roles and develop strategy for improved and effective deliverance of services by the different sections of the Department.
- - To research on existing business activities and micro enterprises in the settlements and provide recommendation of projects to enhance economic activities etc
- - To provide consultancy and technical assistance for individual Tibetans for business planning, business process and opportunities available vis-á-vis resource available in the settlements.
A team of three qualified staff having educational background with MBA or Master in International Development with specialization in rural planning is needed. Currently the section remains dormant due to lack of professional human resource in the Department.