Home Kalon Thanks Government of India for Rs. 40 Crore Financial Aid.

October 1, 2015

Home Kalon Mrs. Dolma Gyari.

DHARAMSHALA: Kalon Dolma Gyari and Secretary Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang of the Central Tibetan Relief Committee, Department of Home, thanked the Government of India on behalf of the Central Tibetan Administration today for providing a 40-Crore grant-in-aid.

The FRR Division, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India has recently provided a grant-in-aid of Rs. 40 Crore for a period of 5 years commencing from 2015 - 2016 to 2019 - 2020 to the extent of Rs. 8 crore per annum. The aid is provided to supplement the administrative expenses incurred by Tibetan settlements in India.

The initial grant for the first year 2015-2016 has also been received recently.

The Central Tibetan Relief Committee (CTRC) assured the Government of India, that the grant-in-aid approved by Government of India shall never be used for any other purpose other than the object stipulated in the plan.