Organisation in Tibet

Tibetan central committee

The role of the Central Committee is to represent the local committees, liaise with the international headquarters and oversee projects in the field.
It has 17 members and is made up as follows :

  • A tulku
  • A lama representing the monastery
  • A lama representing the College
  • The head doctor of the hospital
  • A woman responsible for health education in the villages and among the nomads
  • A man and a woman responsible for education
  • A representative from each of the nine villages
  • A representative of the nomads

Tibetan Local committees

Each village has a local committee with five members :

  • An experienced and respected village elder
  • A young man who is the father of a family
  • A young woman

One member is elected as representative to the Central Committee.