Department of Home, CTRC, distributes COVID-19 2nd Wave Emergency Subsistence Relief

This is with reference to the official directive of the 16th Kashag dated 29th May 2021, to provide emergency relief assistance to the vulnerable households, destitute elders and disabled youth who have been affected by the 2nd wave of COVID pandemic within Tibetan communities in India, Nepal and Bhutan.  The Department of Home subsequently has directed all the settlement officers to assess the situation thoroughly and submit the list of vulnerable households who were affected by the Pandemic.

The financial impact of COVID has been especially devastating for the poorest households in Tibetan settlements. Following were the list being submitted under vulnerable households collected through respective settlement officers:

S# Particulars Households Total Remarks
1 India 1,770
2 Nepal 787
3 Bhutan 30 2,587
4 Destitute Elders 348
5 Destitute Youth (Disabled) 255 603 No. of 225 Destitute Youth Disable Grant will be releasing from Health Department.
Total 3,190 3,190

At the same time, the Department of Home has made an appeal through various donors and association for the COVID emergency fund. Owing to which till date we were able to raise a total fund of INR 29.8 million and the details of the same are as follow:

S/N Donors / Associations Amount (INR) Distributed Household Settlements
(India/Nepal)
1 TIBET FUND, USA 6,680,000.00 668 22 (India)
2 7,870,000.00 787 7 (Nepal)
3 300,000.00 30 Bhutan
4 GOMO TULKU,
I Saved A Life, Italy
5,710,000.00 571 6 (India)
5 VIMALA Association, Italy 840,000.00 84 3 (India)
6 Lama Soepa Rinpoche, FPMT, Portland, USA 1,960,000.00 196 4 (India)
7 1,725,000.00 348 Destitute elders (Nyamthak B) additional stipend from India & Nepal (Bal 2 lakh)
8 Tibet House Trust, London 1,102,495.00

Yet to Release

 

9 Tibet Bureau, Swiss 588,696.00
10 Office of Tibet, London 237,961.00
11 Office of Tibet, Brussels 1,555,680.00
12 Office of Tibet, Australia 1,328,778  
Total Amount 29,898,610.00 2684 506 (remaining)

COVID Emergency Subsistence relief @Rs. 10,000 per household has been released within 43 settlements where 787 households in Nepal, 30 households in Bhutan and 1539 households in India with total 2,336 households in the form of direct cash assistance as an emergency relief. Emergency cash relief for the remaining 251 households from India will be released soon. The overall donors list will continue.

Additional stipend in terms of cash has also been distributed to 348 households under Poverty (Nyamthak B) category @Rs.5000 per households and remaining 255 Destitute will get this COVID relief in the days to come.

Cash assistance will help them meet the basic nutrition and financial security needs over the next several months, and prevent them from falling into deep poverty due to their inability to earn income during the pandemic.

Following are the beneficiary list of each settlement.

Details of COVID-19 2nd Wave Emergency Relief provided for Vulnerable Households:

S.No: Settlement Applicant p/hh * Total DONOR’s Name
1 CRO Bangaluru 15 10,000 150,000 Gomo Tulku,
I Saved A Life, Italy
2 Doeguling, Mundgod 80 10,000 800,000
3 Dhondenling, Kollegal 44 10,000 440,000
4 Rabgayling, Hunsur 41 10,000 410,000
5 Dickey Larsoe, Bylakuppe 40 10,000 400,000
6 Lugsung Samdupling, Bylakuppe 80 10,000 800,000
7 Dickeyling, Deharadun 152 10,000 1,520,000
8 Samyeling, Delhi 117 10,000 1,170,000
9 Sonamling, Ladakh 181 10,000 1,810,000 Tibet Fund, USA
10 Phuntsokling, Odisha 10 10,000 100,000
11 Phendling, Mainpat 28 10,000 280,000
12 Norgayling, Badhara 22 10,000 220,000
13 Choephelling, Miao 9 10,000 90,000
14 Dhargyeling, Tezu 7 10,000 70,000
15 Tenzingang & Bomdila 19 10,000 190,000
16 Shilong, Mehgalaya 14 10,000 140,000
17 Bir Chauntra 14 10,000 140,000
18 Sakya, Puruwala 18 10,000 180,000
19 Paonta Choelsum 7 10,000 70,000
20 Kham Khatok, Sataun 19 10,000 190,000
21 Kamrao 19 10,000 190,000
22 Bhonshi, Dolanji 5 10,000 50,000
23 Palrabling, Kullu/Manali 51 10,000 510,000
24 Gangtok, Sikkim 38 10,000 380,000
25 Kunphenling, Ravangla 11 10,000 110,000
26 Darjeeling, W.B. 65 10,000 650,000
27 Kalimpong, Darjeeling 48 10,000 480,000
28 Tashiling, Sonada 41 10,000 410,000
29 Tuting, A.P. 33 10,000 330,000
30 Herbertpur, Dehradun 9 10,000 90,000
31 BHUTAN 30 10,000 300,000
32 Lodrik, Nepal 119 10,000 1,190,000
33 Pokhara Tashiling, Nepal 67 10,000 670,000
34 Choejor, Nepal 278 10,000 2,780,000
35 Jawalakhel Samdupling, Nepal 49 10,000 490,000
36 Gyalphak, Nepal 9 10,000 90,000
37 Dorpatan, Pokhara Tashipalkhiel, Nepal 37 10,000 370,000
38 Sha-Wa-Ra, Nepal 62 10,000 620,000
39 Shimla, H.P. 69 10,000 690,000 Lama Soepa Rinpoche, FPMT, Portland, USA
40 Bir Dege 54 10,000 540,000
41 Bir Boetsok 35 10,000 350,000
42 Phuntsokling, Dalhousie 38 10,000 380,000
43 Mandi, Sundarnagar & Tsopema 84 10,000 840,000 VIMALA Association, Italy
TOTAL 2,168 21,680,000
* hh = Households

Additional Stipends for Covid-19 Emergency Relief (Nyamthak B Category)

S.No: Settlement No. of Nyamthak Amt. p/h Total DONOR’s Name
1 Bir Tibetan Society 7 5,000 35,000 Lama Soepa Rinpoche, FPMT Charitable Trust, Portland, USA
2 Bir Chauntra 6 5,000 30,000
3 BHUTAN 6 5,000 30,000
4 Norgayling, Bandhara 5 5,000 25,000
5 Bomdila 2 5,000 10,000
6 Dickyi Larsoe, Bylakuppe 4 5,000 20,000
7 Lugsung Samdupling, Bylakuppe 24 5,000 120,000
8 Phuntsokling, Dalhousie 2 5,000 10,000
9 Darjeeling, W.B. 7 5,000 35,000
10 Dekyiling, Deradun 22 5,000 110,000
11 Dharamshala, H.P. 17 5,000 85,000
12 Gangtok, Sikkim 3 5,000 15,000
13 Kalimpong, W.B. 4 5,000 20,000
14 Herbertpur, Dehradun 2 5,000 10,000
15 Palrabling, Kullu/Manali 1 5,000 5,000
16 Kamrao 3 5,000 15,000
17 Sonamling, Ladakh 44 5,000 220,000
18 Phendeling, Mainpat 7 5,000 35,000
19 TSO Mandi 21 5,000 105,000
20 Choephelling, Miao 12 5,000 60,000
21 Doeguling, Mundgod 10 5,000 50,000
22 Phuntsokling, Odisha 13 5,000 65,000
23 Sakya, Puruwala 5 5,000 25,000
24 Kunphenling, Ravangla 6 5,000 30,000
25 Bhonshi, Solan 8 5,000 40,000
26 CRO Shimla 4 5,000 20,000
27 Dhargyeling, Tezu 12 5,000 60,000
28 Tuting, A.P. 11 5,000 55,000
29 Tashijong, Bir 5 5,000 25,000
30 Jawalakhel, Nepal 3 5,000 15,000
31 Lodrik, Pokhara 2 5,000 10,000
32 Choejor, Nepal 6 5,000 30,000
33 Gyalphak, Nepal 4 5,000 20,000
34 Tashi Palkhiel, Nepal 5 5,000 25,000
35 Sha-Wa-Ra, Nepal 12 5,000 60,000
TOTAL 305 1,525,000

Sataun Tibetan Settlement


Mainpat Tibetan Settlement


Kamrao Tibetan Settlement


Ravangla Tibetan Settlement


Kalimpong Tibetan Settlement


Shillong Tibetan Settlement


Tashi Palkhiel Tibetan Settlement, Nepal


Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement


Dehradun Tibetan Settlement


Hunsur Tibetan Settlement

 


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