13 Key Goals for the First One Year of Sikyong Aukatsang’s Administration
- Ensure all Tibetans in South Asia have access to areputable COVID-19 vaccine and provide economicassistance to vulnerable Tibetans whose livelihoods havebeen impacted by COVID-19.
- Conduct an in-depth public opinion survey by anindependent and reputable organization on Indianviews on China, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tibet andthe CTA.
- Reform the Department of Security to enhancesecurity of His Holiness, boost research andmonitoring, and promote stability within the community.
- Review and analyse all documents related todialogue and negotiations to strengthen the TibetanTask Force on Negotiations and revitalize efforts aroundreviving dialogue.
- Streamline the Green Book application process anddeliver digital application and payment capability.
- Establish a youth division within the Department ofHome led by youth; and a coordinator to maintainrelations with Tibetan military veterans.
- Launch the Tibetan History Project – a multi-yearinitiative to study, celebrate and promote Tibet’shistory as an independent nation.
- Establish a specialist Human Resource wingwithin the CTA to attract, retain and train the CTAworkforce.
- Establish an eLearning and ICT division withinthe Department of Education to improve the qualityof education in schools. Design an Early ChildhoodDevelopment program for children 0-5 years old.
- Strengthen the cultural and Tibetan languageprogramming of the Department of Religion andCulture and the Department of Education. Establish atask force to explore university degree equivalency orsome sort of recognition for those graduating as geshes,khenpos and geshe-mas.
- Create a pilot Special Development Zone inthe five southern settlements of India to bereplicated elsewhere if successful. Promote public privatepartnerships. Expand loan program for sweater sellersand small businesses.
- Finalize an eGovernance and digitaltransformation implementation plan for the CTAand the Tibetan community in exile and diaspora.
- Set up a central agency to strengthen relationswith Tibetan communities outside SouthAsia with a focus on Tibetan language and culturalpreservation, leadership development, political advocacyand economic development.