Just a few weeks after a Tibetan girl bagged the prestigious gold medal, Sonam Dolma, another Tibetan girl achieved the same feat by winning the gold medal in one of India’s top colleges for her outstanding academic performance.
Women achievers, who had excelled in their respective fields despite odds, were befittingly honoured at the 13th GR8! Women Awards held in the city on Sunday. The coveted “Golden Scroll of Honour” award was presented to Ama Pema Jetsun, Tibetan activist and sister of the 14th Dalai Lama.
Kelsang, a Tibetan college girl, has bagged gold medal for her stellar performance in her B.Com examinations. The gold medal was awarded to her during her college’s annual convocation ceremony in March 2014.
“Kelsang secured 1st in the last three years of her academic career at Maris Stella Autonomous College in Vijayawada with an aggregate of over 80%,” said Mr. Dhondup, the administrator of Tibetan Youth Hostel in Bangalore.
The Dalai Lama Institute for Higher Education is 5 years old. On February 16, 2014, the Dalai Lama Institute for Higher Education celebrated its 5th Founding Anniversary since its formal inauguration by His Holiness in February, 2009. The Day began with prayer and traditional Sangsol by all staff and students of the Institute. This was followed by a simple Formal Function in the Institute Hall. The Vice Principal gave the introductory address followed by staff and student representatives respectively. It concluded with Cultural performances.
The 31st Governing Body Meeting of TCV was held on Monday, September 30, 2013 here in the Head Office Conference Room. It was chaired by Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Sikyong & Education Minister of CTA and attended by members of the Governing Body. Besides discussions on important policy matters, the annual report and audited statement of accounts for year 2012-13 were passed.
From its humble beginning 54 years ago, Tibetan Children's Village has today become a thriving, integrated educational community for destitute Tibetan children in exile, as well as for hundreds of those escaping from Tibet every year. It has established branches in India extending from Ladakh in the North to Bylakuppe in South, with over 16,726 children under its care.