Dharamsala:  As of 13th May 2021, India is presently experiencing a severe COVID-19 surge with 375,179 average daily new cases and 4,021 average death per day since 6th May, 2021. Unlike the earlier wave, the current wave is devastating communities across India. Tibetan settlements in India are also being impacted particularly Dharamshala, Dehradun, Bylakuppe, Ladakh, Bir, Hunsur, and Odisha settlements. Situation in Nepal is also getting serious. In the past week, 443 new covid cases and 22 deaths cases in the Tibetan settlements in India and Nepal were reported.

CTA’s Department of Health (DOH) has been providing all the possible medical support and other COVID-19 emergency services to the Tibetan refugee communities through its 42 health centers, 90 quarantine centers, and 8 COVID Care Centres across India and Nepal. As of May 13, 2021, a total of 3377 cases with 1,175 active, 2119 recovered and 183 deaths were reported from various Tibetan settlements. There are currently 914 Tibetans in various quarantine centers.  In these centers, the local healthcare workers closely monitor the health of the people suffering from COVID-19 through timely medical assistance. Services provided includes: Covid testing support; provision of emergency medical equipment and supplies; quarantine and covid care centers; ambulance services; provision of Sorig immune booster pills; recruitment of additional health workers and support staff for health facilities, mental health counseling; distribution of universal precaution supplies and support and guidance to access vaccines. 

Department of Health CTA; BENEFICIARIES DATA (Till 13th May’ 2021)

Covid-19 Treatment at Covid Care Center/Health center People availed benefits from Community Quarantine Center Sorig Immune booster pills beneficiaries Covid Testing Support Total no. of Tibetans in India who received Covid vaccine doses

Total no. of vulnerable person

(HIV patients, Leprosy,  Physically
disabled refugees, Mental health patients and Torture survivors)
who received nutritional stipend and protective Hygiene kits

2,079 8,738 34,045 32,547 16,222 234


In this critical time of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is an immense encouragement that a large number of individuals and groups are coming forward and making their differences by taking part in voluntary services through cash and donation-in-kind. Therefore, those who wish to contribute in the ongoing COVID-19 response lead by the Department of Health, CTA and wish to help larger Tibetan community can donate through below bank account. We also welcome donations in kind such as oxygen concentrator, pulse oximeter, thermometer, PPE/N95 mask and other emergency medical supplies.

Health department shall share the monthly utilization report of the funds raised through this appeal on our website: and CTA covid-19 relief website:   

Bank details for foreign contribution (Outside India)

SBI Bank Account Details

Account Holder : Tibetan Voluntary Health Association 
Account no : 40068709781
Branch code : 00691
IFSC Code : SBIN0000691
Bank Address : FCRA cell , 4th floor, SBI , New Delhi Main Branch,11,Sansad Marg , New Delhi-110001

District Kangra (H.P), INDIA
Email- [email protected]

Bank details for Domestic donations (Within India)

SBI Bank Account Details

A/c Holder – TVHA(Tibetan Voluntary Health Association)
A/C Number – 30168200971
IFSC – SBIN0004250
Branch code : 4250
MCLEODGANJ (Dharamsala)-176219
District Kangra (H.P), INDIA
Email- [email protected]

To have transparency and avoid issues related with income tax  department of Indian Government,  all the Donors must send a mail to [email protected] mentioning

  1. The amount they have sent
  2. The purpose of their donation
  3. Bank advice