Mr. Dawa Tsultrim was born in Miao (Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh) and he completed his schooling +2 from CST Darjeeling in the year 1994. After this, he pursued a Bachelor of Arts from Punjab University, Chandigarh. With a strong sense of giving back to the community he then devoted a year to focus on Tibetan Language study at College for Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarah organized by Public Service Commission (CTA). In February 2000 he embarked on his vision of serving the Tibetan community by joining CTA initially under the Office Manager post. His first posting was at Norgyeling Tibetan Settlement Office, Bhandara. In the year 2002, he cleared Public Service Exam for the post of Under Secretary and got transferred to Phendeling Tibetan Settlement, Mainpat as Co-operative Secretary and served till December 2005. In between (March - Nov 2004) got an opportunity to complete 9 months Higher Diploma in Cooperative Management (HDCM) course from Regional Institute of Co-operative Management, Bengaluru organized by Home Department. In the year 2006 he was promoted to Deputy Secretary post while serving in the Department of Home. In the year June 2012 he was promoted to Joint Secretary post and transferred to Choephelling Tibetan Settlement as Settlement Officer. Later on he cleared the Office of Tibet's staff selection exam and transferred to the Tibet Bureau, Geneva in 2014 September. There he served for four years and was promoted to Additional Secretary in the year 2018 under the Department of Religion and Culture. From Oct 2019, he was transferred to Department of Home and served till Nov 17, 2022. From Nov 18, 2022 he was appointed as a Secretary of the Department of Health and currently holds the same position.