Mr. Penpa Tsering visited Tibetan communities in seven states including Minnesota, Chicago, Washington DC, New York, New Jersey, Vermont, and Wisconsin.
Tsultrim Gyatso becomes the 125th Tibetan to set himself on fire to protest against the Chinese government since February 2009.
The workshop is attended by women settlement officers and secretaries along with some new staffs in the Central Tibetan Administration.
Professor Sharma was born in a teacher's family in 1923, and has published over 30 books in various languages including Hindi, English, Urdu, Punjabi, and Pahari.
The felicitation ceremony was presided over by Shri V Krishna Chandra Deo, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs and Panchayati Raj, Government of India.
Out of six hundred Tibetan families living in the Orissa Tibetan settlements, over a hundred rely on the agriculture as their primary source of income.
A letter from the area, received by exiled Tibetans who have been observing the situation, says a mass "mental re-education" campaign is being extended in Driru, known as Biru in Chinese, site of recent unrest.
Tibetans gathered at the Samyeling Tibetan Colony at Majnu ka Tilla, Delhi on December 10, 2013 to observe the Human Rights Day.
Lobsang Sangay, head of the Tibetan Administration in Exile and Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, Deputy Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament presided over the official function on December 10, 2013.
A group of Tibetan youths studying at the University of Delhi were arrested while protesting in front of the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi on December 9, 2013.
“He was a man of courage, principle and unquestionable integrity, a great human being, someone of whom we can truly say, lived a meaningful life," said the Dalai Lama of Mandela who passed away at the age of 95.
Teachings to the Mongolian devotees at Kempinski Hotel, Delhi, India concluded on December 4, 2013.