Home Kalon Meets New Chief Secretary of Karnataka.

January 19, 2016

Chief Secretary of Karnataka
Mr. Arvind Jadhav.

BENGALURU - Home Kalon Dolma Gyari, yesterday, met the new Chief Secretary of Karnataka Government Mr Arvind Jadhav at Bengaluru city to congratulate him on his recent appointment and to discuss government policies regarding Tibetan refugees.

Mr Arvind Jadhav, a former Additional Chief Secretary of the state government, was appointed as the new Chief Secretary by Karnataka Chief Minister Shri Siddaramaiah in December 2015.

During the meeting, Kalon Dolma Gyari discussed the Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy - 2014, established by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India and examined how the policy could be successfully implemented in the Tibetan settlements in Karnataka.

Home Kalon also urged Mr Jadhav to convene and chair a joint meeting between the Secretaries of the Karnataka government and the authorities of the Central Tibetan Administration. The joint meeting has been tentatively scheduled for 7 February 2016.

Kalon was accompanied by Mr Karma Damdul, Chief Representative and Chophel Thupten, Deputy Secretary of the South Zone Chief Representative office.

Kalon Dolma Gyari left for Delhi in the evening.