Bylakuppe: Chemi Dorje took charge as the new settlement officer of Dekyi Larso Tibetan settlement in Bylakuppe, Karnataka state, following a hand-over ceremony held from 8 – 9 October. The new Settlement Officer Chemi Dorje took over from outgoing settlement officer Dhondup Gyalpo.
Lobsang Yeshi, settlement officer of Lugsum Samdupling Settlement attended the hand-over ceremony as the official witness on behalf of the Department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration. The official files were handed over to the new settlement officer on 8 October.
Representatives from the local Tibetan monasteries, Chairman of the local Regional Tibetan Freedom Movement, President and Secretary of the local Tibetan Co-operative society, heads of local Tibetan schools, and other dignitaries from the local Tibetan community came to offer their greetings to the new settlement officer on 9 October.