81 Tibetan students studying in colleges and universities across India convened in Delhi for a 4-day conference on Wednesday.
At the opening day of the 7th conference of Tibetan college students at TCV day school in Samyeling Tibetan Colony at Majnu ka Tilla, Tibetan exile leader Dr. Lobsang Sangay stressed the importance of higher education.
"It is important to study hard in order to have a good university degree that can help better oneself and the society in future," said Dr. Lobsang Sangay.
The conference of Tibetan college students in India was first organised in 2006 and were subsequently held in places with large Tibetan student population such as Bangalore, Chennai and Dharamsala.
Sonam Dhargyal, the president of the organizing committee from Delhi university said the goal of the conference is to improve and acquire more knowledge on unity, self-reliance and social service.