Dr. Yeshi Dhondhen honored with Padma Shri Award

The Central Council of Tibetan Medicine (CCTM) today congratulated Dr. Yeshi Dhondhen, former personal physician to His Holiness the Dalai Lama for being nominated as one of the 73 recipients of this year’s Padma Shri Award by the Govt. of India. Dr. Yeshi Dhondhen is the second Tibetan to receive the prestigious award from the … Continued

Council New Members

This is to inform all the members that Dr. Thinles Yangjor, Head of Sowa Rigpa Department, Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, Leh Ladakh and Dr. Rabga Bhutia, currently working at Chagpori Tibetan Medical Institute has been appointed as an executive member of Central Council of Tibetan Medicine with effect from 3rd October 2017.The above two … Continued

ICTM Update

This is to inform you all that the 3rd International Conference on Tibetan Medicine is scheduled to held at Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarnath, Varanasi, India from 25th Feb. – 1st of March 2018. The organizing committee would like to update the followings: 1. Accepted Guest Speakers and their Bio-Data: PROF. LOBSANG TENZIN RAKDHO DEAN, … Continued

Inspection to YNSM

As of CCTM Legal Act and Regulation, an inspection team consist of one CCTM executive member Dr. Penpa Tsering la, member from Dept. of Health, CTA Mr. Sonam Topgyal la and Mr. Dawa Rinchen la, Dharamsala Tibetan Settlement Office has visited the Yuthog Nyingthig Sorig Menjorkhang site. The committee will submit their report to the … Continued

Registration Update

Dr. Tsewang Bumchog Gurung, Dr. Tsering Youdon Yerutsang and Dr. Tsewang Lhamo Gurung, graduate doctor from Dept. of Sowa Rigpa, Central University of Tibetan Studies has been registered as a Qualified Medical Practitioner(QMP) under the CCTM Act & Regulations. Till date total 467 Tibetan Medical Practitioners have registered under CCTM since 2006.

General Inspection to CIBS

As of CCTM Legal Act and Regulations, an inspection team consist of four members, Dr. Tsering Palmo, Dr. Tsewang Rigzin, Dr. Tashi sTopgais and Ms. Thaye Choedon  has visited the Dept. of Sowa Rigpa, Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, Leh, Ladakh on 30th October 2017. Detail report of inspection will be discuss in the next … Continued


Central Council of Tibetan Medicine (CCTM) invites application for the post of one sMenpa (Tibetan Medical Practitioner) at CCTM office, Gangkyi, Dharamsala on one year contract basis. Qualification:  Kachupa (Bachelor of Sowa Rigpa Medicine and Surgery) Salary Benefits: Consolidated Monthly Salary of Rs. 25000.00(+Housing and DA as per CCTM General Rules) Job Application Form For detail … Continued

CCTM 28th Board Meeting

Central Council of Tibetan Medicine hold its 28th Board Meeting at Dharamsala from 11th – 15th September 2017. Out of 11 executive members, following 8 members have attended the meeting. Dr. (Prof.) Lobsang Tenzin Rakdho, Dr. Tsewang Tamdin, Dr. Sonam Dolkar Oshoe, Dr. Penpa Tsering, Dr. Tsering Tsamchoe, Dr. Jampa Khedup, Dr. Passang Thopchen and … Continued

CCTM Executive Member attend National Symposium

  Dr. Passang Thopchen, an executive member of CCTM has attended the national symposium on ‘AYUSH Research for New India: Vision and strategies’ organized by the center for Complementary and Integrative Health at Interdisciplinary school of health sciences Savitribai Phule Pune University on 4th of August 2017. The participants were divided in five thematic groups … Continued

CCTM Gen Secretary attended the IXth ICTAM

Dr. Tsering Tsamchoe, Gen. Secretary of CCTM officially attend the IXth International Congress on Traditional Asian Medicine, held at University of Kiel, Germany from 6th – 12th August 2017. More that 350 congress participants (39 panels, 13 workshop, 2 plenary sessions, 1 Round Table, 11 keynotes, a film festival and the Basham Medical Lectures) attended … Continued