Tibetan Settlements Receive Rs. 30 Million Grant-in-Aid from Karnataka Govt.

The Tibetan settlements in the state has received Rs. 3 crore grant-in-aid from Karnataka government. Tibetan settlements in the state will benefit from the aid as the support will greatly help in the administrative expenses as well as other benefits. The aid has been a much needed timely support from the host authorities to the Tibetans in the state.

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Tibetan Refugees’ RC Renewal Delay Could Cost Upto $500 in Penalty

The Tibetan refugees living in India on the provision of the Registration Certificate (RC) from the host country India are now liable to be fined upto 500 US Dollars or thirty six thousands rupees if their RC renewal is delayed. The notice issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs/Foreigners Division, Government of India outlined the financial penalty amounts with respect to the extend of delay in time.

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Tibetans Availing Indian Passports Should Move Out of Refugee Settlements

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in a circular to all the passport issuing authorities in India and abroad mentioned that Tibetan refugees availing the Indian Passports should declare to not stay in any Tibetan refugee settlements or enjoying any Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) benefits, privileges or subsidies.

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