tibet-post-header
Tibet: News Exile A Tibetan Honored For Distinguished Service To Education

A Tibetan Honored For Distinguished Service To Education

E-mail Print
sonam-wangduDharamshala, India: - The manager of a Tibetan school in Uttarakhand has won a prestigious award for ‘distinguished services in the field of education.'

Sonam Wangdu, who founded the Dawa Rinjue School, in Herbertpur, in 1991, was presented with the honours award by Chairman of the Standing Committee for the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Sh. Oscar Fernandes M.P., at the Independent Schools Federation of India's annual national conference in New Delhi, on November 28.

In the Presence of chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education, Sh. Vineet Joshi , and other dignitaries, Wangdu dedicated his award to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan Government in Exile, which provided his own education, adding that it is as a result of his education that he is able to contribute to the Tibetan community, helping to preserve its language and cultural identity.

The school, which started with just 12 students and three teachers, has swelled over the past two decades to accommodate 700 Tibetan and Indian students up to grade 10, and 20 members of staff.

Wangdu added that the school's main aims are to ‘provide a firm foundation of education to the children so they may grow up to be good citizens, and to make the students responsible, well disciplined, self reliant, loyal and patriotic.'

Last Updated ( Monday, 26 December 2011 13:24 )  


......


Tibetans and Tibet supporters stage protests as Xi attends G20

Tibetans and Tibet supporters stage protests as Xi attends G20

Dharamshala:- Tibetans and Tibet support...

US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues to visit India and Nepal

US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues to visit India and Nepal

Dharamshala:- The special coordinator fo...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Discuss Tibet issue with common Chinese

His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Discuss Tibet issue with common Chinese

Dharamshala: - Urging the Tibetans to be...

All is not well in Tibet after all, says top Tibetan official

All is not well in Tibet after all, says top Tibetan official

Dharamshala: - In response to a claim ma...

Earlier reports of Tibetan refugee status in Nepal misleading: ICT

Earlier reports of Tibetan refugee status in Nepal misleading: ICT

Dharamshala:- International Campaign for...

Chinese YouTube propaganda exposed by Free Tibet

Chinese YouTube propaganda exposed by Free Tibet

London: - A number of YouTube accounts p...

Online Translation

English Afrikaans Albanian Arabic Armenian Azerbaijani Basque Belarusian Bulgarian Catalan Chinese (Simplified) Chinese (Traditional) Croatian Czech Danish Dutch Estonian Filipino Finnish French Galician Georgian German Greek Haitian Creole Hebrew Hindi Hungarian Icelandic Indonesian Irish Italian Japanese Korean Latvian Lithuanian Macedonian Malay Maltese Norwegian Persian Polish Portuguese Romanian Russian Serbian Slovak Slovenian Spanish Swahili Swedish Thai Turkish Ukrainian Urdu Vietnamese Welsh Yiddish