Dharamshala: Kalon Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang, Department of Home today inaugurated Ground interlock tiles and iron-railing retaining wall constructed at Jampaling Old Age Home, Dharamshala.
Additional infrastructures also include old age-friendly railing system along the walking routes which the elderlies routinely take to circumambulate the temples nearby.
“The fruition of this much-anticipated infrastructure project symbolises CTA’s and the Home department’s steadfast commitment to ensuring high-quality care, health security and all necessary services for our elderly community,” Secretary Tsewang Dolma Shosur said, adding how the Home Kalon was personally invested in garnering financial support to improve the quality of life and facilities at these residential care homes.
The project aimed for the benefit and convenience of the elder residents was implemented this year in conjunction with the CTA’s yearlong celebration of ‘Gratitude to His Holiness the Dalai Lama’, she adds.
The project is graciously funded by Aide A L’Enfance Tibetaine (AET) and facilitated by Tibet Foundation, London.
Other dignitaries at the ceremony include the Home department’s Additional Secretary Dawa Tsultrim, Joint Secretaries Tashi Dickey and Migmar Dorjee, Director of Jampaling OPH and a small group of elderly.