Samyeling Tibetan Settlement, Delhi:

A brief story of Samyeling Settlement, Majnu-ka-tilla, Delhi:


Tibetan Welfare Office, Delhi is established in 1964 to look after the socio-economic welfare of the Tibetans residing at Delhi.

Settlement location;

Samyeling Tibetan settlement is located at Majnu Ka Tila, Delhi, India. The average rainfall is 3 inch and the average temperature is 04-45° celsius.

Settlement population:

Initial population  
Present population: 2007

No. of villages in the settlement:

In SamyeLing Tibetan Settlement, there are 300 families.

Settler's livelihood:

The main sources of settler's livelihood is business.

Facilities in the settlement:

School One day school up to class viii.
Health facilities One modern allopathic hospital
One Tibetan Medical and Astro institute
Monastery Drepung ngagpa monastery.
Jangchupling lhakhang
Aged care no age care

Administrative setup:

Tibetan Welfare Office at Delhi is the representative office of Department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration. It is serving as the liaison between the Tibetans in the region and the Department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration. It is the principle office to look after welfare and overall control of running of affairs of the Tibetans in the area. Daily task for the representative range from adjudicating disputes to communicating with group leaders and outside authorities, and generally watching over the running of all aspects of the settlement.

Local Assembly:
Like every other genuine democratic system the Tibetans in Delhi elect their own representative for better understanding of the problems with them. These elected members act as an intermediary with relevant authorities, pass on information, settle disputes and collect money. They can bring up the problems of the Tibetan people and raise the question on the working of the Tibetan Welfare Officer. These members are elected on the basis of their strength of personality and once ability to stand before the interest of their people.

Traveling guide:

Nearest railway station Delhi
Nearest airport Delhi
Bus and Taxi services Yes

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