Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, New Delhi
Established in 1960 in New Delhi, the Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama functions as the nodal agent of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Central Tibetan Administration.
The Bureau maintains Liaison relations with the Government of India, foreign embassies, consulates, NGO’s, civil society groups and other important national and international bodies on behalf of the Central Tibetan Administration.
The Bureau also facilitates all foreign and domestic travels of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in addition to organizing and attending public events, seminars, and conferences aimed at informing and educating the general public on the issue of Tibet. It also facilitates travel document/ IC related services to the Tibetan people in India.
Matters pertaining to Tibetan refugees in SAARC countries except Nepal, Middle Eastern countries and ASEAN (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam) fall under the jurisdiction of this Bureau.
Representatives of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, New Delhi
|1||Tsepon W.D. Shakabpa||June 1960||1966|
|2||Kalon Thupten Ninje||1966||June 1973|
|3||Mr. Phuntsok Thonden||June 1973||December 1975|
|4||Asstt. Kalon Rigzin N. Taring||January 1976||March 1977|
|5||Kalon Wandu Dorjee||22 April 1977||15 September 1978|
|6||Kalon Rinchen T. Sadutsang||04 August 1978||03 August 1980|
|7||Mr. Tashi Wangdi (Kalon 1983)||04 August 1980||17 October 1985|
|8||Mr. Kalsang Yarphel||18 October 1985||27 March 1987|
|9||Kalon Tashi Wangdi||28 March 1987||10 October 1991|
|10||Mr. Migyur Dorjee||21 October 1991||15 June 1994|
|11||Kalon Tashi Wangdi||20 October 1994||10 October 1995|
|12||Mr. Tsering Wangyal||11 October 1995||18 December 1996|
|13||Kalon T.C. Tethong||17 December 1996||11 January 1998|
|14||Mr. Tashi Phuntsok||12 January 1998||11 December 2001|
|15||Kasur Tashi Wangdi||12 December 2001||28 July 2005|
|16||Kalon Tempa Tsering (Kasur 2011)||18 October 2005||09 August 2016|
|17||Kasur Ngodup Dongchung||10 August 2016||6 August 2022|
|18||Mr. Lobsang Shastri||16 January 2023||Present|