Sikyong with Settlement Officers
Sikyong along with the participants of the 8th Agriculture and Cooperative Conference
14th Administrative meeting of the Tibetan Settlement Officers commences
Conference participants singing the Tibetan National Anthem
Sikyong inaugural speech
14th Administrative Conference of Tibetan Settlement Officers
Home Secretary Tsewang Dolma Shosur introduction speech
Three Kalons of the 16th Kashag attend the closing day of the Administrative conference
Sikyong along with Dept of Home Staff
Settlement Officers of Group 1 captured in a light moment in TCRC Hall
Settlement Officers in Group 2 amid discussion held at the conference hall of Home Department
Settelment Officers in Group 3 in TPI Hall
Settlement Officers group 4 in progress at the Deptt of Religion and Culture hall
General Body Meeting of the HH The Dalai Lama's Central Tibetan Relief Committee
Home Department Secretary addressing the meeting
Lunch hour. Finally!!


February 2024

The Department of Home was established in 1960 and it is one of the first Department to be established and given the huge important task of coordinating relief and rehabilitation works for thousands of Tibetan refugees who fled from Tibet to neighbouring countries of India, Nepal and Bhutan. In 1981, by considering the expanding works of the Department, and to give legal standing to its activities, His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s CENTRAL TIBETAN RELIEF COMMITTEE (CTRC) was formed and registered as Charitable Society under Indian Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 and effectively act as the Relief and Development Wing of Home Department, Central Tibetan Administration…read more »

  CTRC Divisions

Administration Division

This division looks after the overall general administrative activities of the department (main department and settlement’s accounts, preparing yearly budgets, providing residential facilities to new arrivals, etc. etc.) and coordinates and assists all the Tibetan Settlements in India, Nepal and Bhutan in their smooth administrative functioning of their day-to-day activities.

Welfare Division

This division consists of two main activities. The first is to look after and take care of destitute in all the Tibetan Settlements and scattered communities, and 14 OPHs located in different Tibetan Settlements.

Secondly, the Youth Empowerment Support or YES provides short to long term skill training and micro-credit to the unemployed youth especially to those who could not continue their school or college, and school dropouts so that the number of unemployed youth is reduced by making them able to stand on their own feet.

Agriculture Division

This division looks after all the Tibetan Settlements engaging in Agricultural allied activities in India, Nepal and Bhutan and encourages them to adopt organic farming by giving financial and logistical support . It also aims to ensure agricultural practices that are sustainable and environmental friendly.

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