Staff of DoHe

Staff of Department of Health

Secretary

Dawa Tsultrim

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.
Additional Secretary

Jampa Phuntsok

Mr. Jampa Phuntsok was born in Kollegal Dhondenling Settlement in the South Indian state of Karnataka. After the first few years of schooling in CST Kollegal, he then joined Sera Je School in Bylakuppe and studied there till secondary standard. He completed senior secondary studies from Little Scholars Junior college, Secunderabad. Mr. Jampa graduated with a Bachelor's degree in commerce from St. Joseph Degree College, Hyderabad in the year 2003. On completing his undergraduate, under an initiative program by the Department of Home, CTA, he took the opportunity to complete Higher Diploma in Cooperative Management (HDCM), Bangaluru in 2004. After completing the course, for about more than two years, he served as the secretary of Tibetan Handicraft Cooperative Society, Miao. In November 2007, he joined the CTA as a Deputy Secretary and after the six-month probation period, he was made permanent staff. In July 2008, the first responsibility assigned to him was to serve as a Settlement Officer of Hunsur Settlement. After the first assignment, in May 2012, he was transferred as the settlement officer of Delar Bylakuppe settlement. During his tenure over there for around four months, he also filled the responsibility of settlement officer of Lugsam Bylakuppe. Also in July 2012, he was promoted to a joint secretary. His third assignment was to be the settlement officer of the Dehradun which is one of the largest Tibetan communities in north India and served there till June 2016. After serving as the settlement officer of three major settlements, he was then assigned as the Joint Secretary of the health department at the CTA headquarters. He was promoted to Additional Secretary in May 2019 and currently holds the same position and oversees the Administration, Account, and Welfare sections of the Health Department, CTA.
Joint Secretary

Tsering Youdon

Tsering Youdon la is from Phuntsokling Tibetan Settlement, Odisha. She did her schooling from CST Chandragiri till the tenth standard and then joined CST Darjeeling where she completed her Pre-University. She graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts from Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore. After graduating, she joined the Central Tibetan Administration as an undersecretary in February 2006. She was placed in the Department of Information and International Relations of CTA. After working for six years in DIIR, she was promoted to Deputy Secretary in July 2012 and at the same time was transferred to the Documents Classification Section under Kashag Secretariat. After completing another six years in the documents section, in May 2019, she was promoted to the Joint Secretary of the health department. Her current responsibility is to oversee the Projects section, Public Health, and Disease Prevention section.
Public Health Division
Tsering Youdon la is from Phuntsokling Tibetan Settlement, Odisha. She did her schooling from CST Chandragiri till the tenth standard and then joined CST Darjeeling where she completed her Pre-University. She graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts from Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore. After graduating, she joined the Central Tibetan Administration as an undersecretary in February 2006. She was placed in the Department of Information and International Relations of CTA. After working for six years in DIIR, she was promoted to Deputy Secretary in July 2012 and at the same time was transferred to the Documents Classification Section under Kashag Secretariat. After completing another six years in the documents section, in May 2019, she was promoted to the Joint Secretary of the health department. Her current responsibility is to oversee the Projects section, Public Health, and Disease Prevention section.

Joint Secretary

Tsering Youdon
Tenzin Dolma completed her schooling from Lower TCV, Dharamshala and later studied Bachelors of Engineering in Computer Science from Jabalpur Engineering College. She was a recipient of Tibetan Scholarship Program from 2017-2019 and graduated in Masters in Health Informatics from University of California, Davis. She currently works as a Program Manager for the Health Information System (HIS) at the Department of Health.

HIS Program Manager

Tenzin Dolma
Tenzin Lamsang, currently serves as RMNCH-A associate program coordinator. He has been transferred to health department from Kashag Secretariat, Documentation and Interim Placement Section. Served as a COVID-19 frontliner at the Dharamsala Settlement Office for three months during COVID-19 at its peak. Prior to that, He served for around seven years in Education Department at the Education Council and Sponsership Desk. He joined CTA in 2009 and his first posting was Accountant cum office Assistant at STS Puruwala till 2012. He was born in Ladakh, did his schooling from Upper TCV and graduated in Bachelor of Arts from St. Alloysius Mangalore.

RMNCH-A Coordinator

Tenzin Lamsang
Ms Tenzin Tashi serves as the Department's media representative. She is in charge of covering the occasions that Health Kalon and the secretary attend, includes updates on the department's official websites and social media accounts about the activities carried out by the programme officers of each programme. After being promoted to the position of office superintendent, she started working for the Health Department in November 2022.She is from Dharamshala and attended TCV Patlikuhl and Chauntra for her elementary education. She earned her graduate degree in English from Maharajasayajirao University in Vadodara. She cleared the public service exam in October 2015 and since then she has been serving under CTA

Media Coordinator

Tenzin Tashi
Kelsang Chodon was born and brought up in Ladakh. She did her basic schooling from TCV Ladakh and completed high school from TCV Bylakuppe. She received her Bachelor's Degree in life science and Master's in Chemistry from Punjab University, Chandigarh. In 2019, she served in Central Tibetan Administration through a volunteer program (Tibet Corps) for seven months. Then later, she joined the CTA in January 2020 and handled the Universal Precaution Desk of the Public Health section for a year. Since then, she took charge of the Mother and Child Health Desk.

RMNCH Program Coordinator

Kelsang Chodon
Tenzin Sonam joined Central Tibetan Administration in May 2011. He did his schooling at Tibetan Children's Village School at Gopalpur, Dharamsala. He had graduated with BA from Delhi University. He took the current responsibility as an HIV & Substance Abuse prevention Desk Coordinator in 2014. He coordinates the admission of people willing to come out of addiction in different rehab centers. He also coordinates the health provisions provided to HIV-positive patients and creates awareness regarding the same.

Substance abuse and HIV prevention Program Coordinator

Tenzin Sonam

TB Program Coordinator

Ms. Tenzin Dhaze was born and raised in India. She completed her schooling from Upper TCV and TCV Gopalpur in 2009. She pursued her nursing education from Manipal School of Nursing, Bangalore and graduated in 2013. She has 2 years of clinical experience as RN at Manipal Hospital Bangalore and SMI, Dehradun. She has served as public health assistant for a period of six months, through Tibet corps at the department during which her principal task was customization of “Prevention Begins With Me” an interactive animated film on HIV/AIDS in collaboration with TeachAids. Her gratitude towards the elder generations and our resilient community has aspired her to join CTA. Since, 18 th September 2017, she has been working in the public health section of the Department of Health, CTA managing Comprehensive Community Outreach and Coordinated Care (CCOCC) program across Tibetan settlements in India and Nepal.

CCOCC Program Manager

Tenzin Dhaze
Tenzin Chondhen currently works as the dealing staff of the mental health desk. She was born in Delhi. She did her primary and secondary education from Tibetan Homes School, Mussoorie. She received her bachelor's degree in BSc. Psychology (Hons.) from Banaras Hindu University and P.G Diploma in Guidance and Counseling from Panjab University, Chandigarh. Before joining our Department of Health in March, 2022, she was a trainee of 5th Pre-service Training in Sarah, Dharamsala.

Mental Health Program Coordinator

Tenzin Chondhen
Jigmey Choekyi works as a CCOCC (Comprehensive Community Outreach and Coordinated Care) nurse of the department under the CCOCC program. She is from Tuting Tibetan Settlement and has completed her schooling at TCV Bylakuppe School. She was trained as a nurse at Holdsworth Memorial Mission Hospital, Mysore, where she received the GNM Diploma degree. After receiving the degree, she worked at the same hospital for three and half years. She then has worked for Tibet Charity, an NGO based in Dharamsala as a home nurse for almost ten years. Post working in Tibet Charity, she has joined the department in February 2020.

CCOCC Nurse

Jigmey Choekyi
Tsering Yangchen works as a CCOCC (Comprehensive Community Outreach and Coordinated Care) nurse of the department under the CCOCC program. She is from Ladakh Sonamling Tibetan Settlement and has completed her Primary and secondary schooling from TCV Ladakh and Shimla CST School respectively. She was trained as a nurse at NITTE, Nitte Usha Institute of nursing science, based in Mangalore where she received the GNM Diploma degree. After receiving the degree, she worked at the Appolo hospital for one year. She then has worked for Jangthang region mobile clinic which is under the TPH of Ladakh Tibetan settlement for two and half years. She has joined the department on 1st September 2020.

CCOCC Nurse

Tsering Yangchen
Pema Tsering joined the Department of Health, CTA in July 2021 for Tibetan Telemedicine Services(TTS) project. It is a new project undertaken by the department and implemented in three pilot sites namely PHC Miao, NHC Bhandara, and PHC Tezu. Her responsibilities are coordinating with the telemedicine partner and to oversee the project for the successful functioning of the services as planned at the three centers/settlements. With her interest in genes, hereditary diseases and traits, and how it affects our body. She pursued her master's degree in molecular biology and human genetics from Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi. She has a bachelor's degree in life science from Himachal Pradesh University. She has completed her schooling at Sambhota Tibetan School, Bhuntar (HP), and Central School for Tibetan, Mussoorie.

Pema Tsering
Tenzin Youtso, is a trained nurse and current coordinates in Hepatitis Control Project. She is an alumnus of Tibetan Children Village School and has completed her General Nursing Degree from Bakul Tambath Institute of Nursing Education, based in Pune. After the graduation, she had the privilege of serving as a nurse at Palpung Sherabling Monastery, for two years. She also served as a nurse in NGO, Tibet Charity for around year. During COVID-19 pandemic she served as a contract nurse at a quarantine center under the Tibetan Settlement Office, Dharamsala. She joined the Department of Health in April 2021 and since then have been serving the department with various capacitites.

Hep-B Contract Nurse

Tenzin Youtso
Tenzin Kyizom currently serves as a program coordinator for Hepatitis Control Program. She had come from Tibet at a young age and completed her schooling at Tibetan Homes School, Mussoorie. She pursued her nursing education at St. John's College of Nursing, Bangalore. After graduation, she worked at the same hospital for one and a half years. Post that, she then worked at TPHC Dekyiling for one and a half years. She joined the department of health on 1st August 2022 to work on the Hepatitis Control Program.

Hep-B Project Nurse

Tenzin Kyizom
Project section
Tsering la has a Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science, a Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Healthcare Management from Symbiosis Centre of Health Care, and an MBA in Healthcare Management from Sikkim Manipal University. He has over four years of experience working as a hospital administrator and health coordinator under the CTA Department of Health. From 2016 to 2017, he worked at The Tibet Fund based in Dharamshala as Health Project Coordinator for USAID supported Tibetan Health System Capacity Strengthening (THSC) project. Presently, he is serving at the Department of Health CTA as OSM & PRM project Coordinator.

Head of Project Section

Tsering
Sonam Dolma was born and brought up in Odisha Phuntsokling Tibetan Settlement. She completed her earlier schooling from CST Chandigiri and did her senior secondary education from CST Bylakuppe. She received her bachelor's degree in Arts from the Government College for Girls, Chandigarh in 2010 and a Master's in modern history from Punjab University (P.U) in 2013. She then joined CTA in 2015. Before joining the Health Department, she served in the documentation section of CTA for almost one and half years. Currently, she has been working in the Project Section since July 2016 which takes the responsibility of renovation and procurement of infrastructure at the Health Centers under the Health Department.

PRM/WASH Program Coordinator

Sonam Dolma
Born and brought up in Dharamsala, Tenzin Tseyang completed her schooling from Upper TCV and received her post-grad education in English literature from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Gujarat. Afterwards, she joined CTA in 2017, where she began her work in communication section of Kashag and then got transferred to Department of Health. Currently, she is working as project officer, overlooking the project sections under USAID program in the Department of Health. She looks through a positive perspective as an opportunity to learn and inculcate new skills, and aspires to grow as an efficient contributing member of society through this platform.

USAID/OSM Program Coordinator

Tenzin Tseyang
Ms kunchok Dolma is appointed as a contractual WASH Project coordinator in 2019. She graduated from University of Delhi, Miranda House College with Bachelor of English Hons and completed her Master in Leadership and Governance from MIT World Peace University, Pune.

NDI/WASH Project Coordinator

Kunchok Dolma
Tenzin Choephel was born and brought up in Dharamsala. He did his high school from Upper Tibetan Children's Village, Dharamsala. He joined Central Tibetan Administration in year 2007 and works as a plumber in this Department.

Plumber

Choephal
Administrative Division
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.

Secretary

Dawa Tsultrim

Administration Section Head

Sonam Chodon did her primary schooling at CST Kollegal and senior secondary at CST Shimla. After graduating from Mysore University, she did a year diploma course in Computer at Learn soft Computer at Bangalore and year more in Teacher Training Course in Mysore. Prior to joining the Health Department, she had worked at Hotel Tibet, Dharamsala and Charitable Tibetan Handicraft Export in Delhi. After the privatization of the business unit, she then worked with the Finance department since 2003. Currently she is the coordinator of Emergency Relief Fund, Health department.

Registrar Officer

Sonam Choedon
After completing her schooling from CST Shimla and college at Punjab University, Chandigarh. She was recruited in the Tibetan Civil Service in December 2008, before joining the media section of the Health Department in July 2012. Previously she served as a Sponsorship Coordinator in the Education Department, CTA. She took her current role of handling the administrative in charge of all the health centers across the settlements in June 2019.

Administrator of Ngoenga and Health Centers

Tashi Yangzom
Tenzin Wangdak completed high school from Tibetan Children's Village, Gopalpur. He has a Bachelor and a Master's Degree in Social Work from St. Joseph College Bangalore. He joined Central Tibetan Administration and was posted at Phuntsokling Tibetan Refugee Settlement Office as Office Assistant. In January 2019, he was transferred to the Health Department.

Internal audit and Welfare officer

Tenzin Wangdak
Tashi Yangzom was born and brought up in Tibetan Community in Shimla. She did her Schooling from CST Shimla, H.P and completed her BA Degree from RKMV College, Shimla. She has been working with the Department since 2003 after the privatization of Charitable Trust Handicraft. Since 2015, she has been taking the responsibility of personal assistant to the Kalon, Health Minister and the Secretary of the Department.

PA

Tashi Yangzom
Karma Tendar did his earlier schooling at TCV School, Ladakh where he studied until eighth grade. He worked at Tibetan Cooperative Society, Ladakh for two years. He has been working at the department of health, CTA since 1995.

Driver

Karma Tendhar
Mr. Tenzin Khedup is from Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement and has joined the DIIR, CTA in 2005 December. Since then he has worked there for nine years as a peon and was transferred to Auditor General Office and served there for five years. After that, he was transferred to the health department in 2019 and has been continuing his service since then.

Peon

Tenzin Khedup
Sudharshan did his earlier schooling from Government Middle School, Jadrangal at Chamunda and Government high school,Tangnarwna at Yol, Dharamsala. He has worked with the Tibetan Administration Welfare Society and Paljor Handicraft Center, Khanyara for twelve years. In November 2002, he joined this department as a gardener and now works as a peon from October 2014.

Peon

Sudharshan
Tibetan Medicare System Section
Pema Youdon has joined the Department of Health in December 2021 and oversees the responsibilities of the Mental Health Program, USAID Projects. She was born at Norgyeling Tibetan Settlement in 1987. She did her primary schooling at C.S.T Gothangaon. Later attended C.S.T Dalhousie (2003) and C.S.T Mussourie (2005) respectively and completed her schooling. She joined SFF after that and post the training, studied Computer DOEACC ‘A’ Level as well as CISCO networking course from TCV Selakui Institute for three years. Simultaneously, she pursued a B.A. degree from M.K.P(PG) College, Dehradun. After its, completion she served at Jaunsar Public School as a computer teacher for almost 14 months. She retired from SFF in 2010 and joined CTA in 2013 at the post of Under Secretary and was assigned as a Deputy Director at the Office of Reception Centre (Nelenkhang). At the same time, completed M.A (English) from IGNOU. In 2015, served as a Tibetan Settlement Officer at Shillong for almost two years. In 2017, served at Tibetan Women's Centre Rajpur as a General Manager. In 2019, she was promoted to Deputy Secretary and was then appointed as the Tibetan Settlement Officer at Bir Chauntra before joining the health department.

Pema Youdon
Sangje Dondup was born in Tuting settlement situated in Arunachal Pradesh. He did his primary schooling from Sambhota Tibetan School, Chauntra in 2010 and secondary education from Central School for Tibetan, Mussoorie to pursue Science Stream in 2012. He graduated from Nagindas Khandwala College from Mumbai University and also received a year course in B.SC Computer Science in 2016. He joined Department of Health on 17th July 2017 as an office Assistant and works in the Tibetan Medicare System.

TMS Data Analyst

Sangje Dondup
Tsewang Yangtso originally came from Tibet and completed her schooling from Upper TCV. She chose science and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Science from St. Joseph's College in Bangalore. She joined the Health Department in 2016 and worked as an accountant for hospitals that are under the administration of the Department of Health. Since April 2019, she has been working as the Program Manager of Health Education which mainly focuses on creating awareness on major diseases in our community.

TMS Nurse

Tashi Tsomo
Tenzin Nordon first completed her training as a community health worker (CHW) at Delek Hospital in 2003, then continued a career as a CHW for two years at the Kullu Tibetan Primary Health Care Centre. In 2005, she recieved a scholarship from the Department of Education under the guidance of the Department of Health for general nursing and midwifery at Hyderbad. From 2009 to 2019, Tenzin Nordon worked as a nurse at Tenzingang Primary Healthcare Centre, Mainpat Primary Healthcare Centre, and Tibet Charity in Dharamshala. As of April, she has been working as a staff nurse under the DoHe in the Tibetan Medicare System (TMS).

TMS Nurse

Tenzin Nordon
Sangmo Bhuti completed primary schooling from SOS TCV Suja and graduated +2 science from Upper TCV in Dharamshala. In 2012, she received her nursing degree from Dr. MV Shetty College of Nursing under Rajiv Gandhi University. Afterwards, she worked as a staff nurse at Mendata-The Medicity Hospital in Gurgoan and at Max Hospital in New Delhi. In 2016, she joined as TMS dealing staff in Dharamshala. Currently, she works as a TMS Nurse at CTA under the Tibetan Volunteer Health Association.

TMS Nurse

Sangmo Bhuti
Tenzin Jinpa holds a BA degree. Since 1993, he has worked at various health centers as the hospital administrator at Phende Hospital, Gurupura, DTR Hospital, Mundgod, Tibetan Primary Health Centre, Dekyiling until September 2010 when he joined the Health Department as a cashier.

Emergency Medical Relief Fund Desk

Tenzin Jinpa
Account Section
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