(TibetanReview.net, Jun02, 2016) – Mr Dongchung Ngodup, former Kalon (minister)of the Department of Security of the Central Tibetan Administration, Dharamshala, India, has been appointed the new Representative at the Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, New Delhi. He takes charge with effect from Jul 15.
Mr Ngodup had on Apr 6 resigned from his post, owning moral responsibility for lapses in the functioning of the then Central Tibetan Administration especially in the area of preventive healthcare for the Tibetan public, pointed out by the Dalai Lama.
Mr Ngodup takes over from Mr Tempa Tsering, a former kalon with decades of service in the exile Tibetan administration.
Mr Ngodup had joined the exile Tibetan administration service in Jun 1977 and risen through the ranks to eventually become the Secretary of the Department of Security in 1993. After that, he served as the Kalon for the Department of Security over 2006-2011 and again from 2011 until he resigned on Apr 6 this year.