Tibetan Cooperative Society, South India
After seeking asylum in India, one of the most urgent needs at that time was a long-term rehabilitation and sustainable development of Tibetan settlement. In the view of growing importance of sustainable development of Tibetan settlements, the cooperative movement was started in several Tibetan settlements. Different Tibetan co-operative societies were registered under the different State Co-operative Societies Act; to support their members in various aspects. Such as supply of Agriculture Inputs,marketing of agricultural produces and handicrafts, financial assistance, and generating employment opportunities. Department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has worked on detailed plan to streamline the co-operative societies and to make cooperative societies self-reliant.