1st May 2015: A brief handing over function between the two school Directors, out-going and the new was held in the school hall. Mr. Thupten Dorjee la, the General Secretary of TCV Schools had come all the way from Dharamsala to attend the final handover. The function was attended by the new Principal of TCV Chauntra, Mr. Passang Tsering la, Bir Tibetan Health Center Doctor Tenzin Dechen la, all the staff members and the senior students. Prior to the function that was held in the school hall, another handing over function was held in the school office in the presence of the Representative Officer of the nearby Tibetan settlements.

The General Secretary Mr. Thupten Dorjee la highly praised the out-going Director Mr. Sonam Sichoe la for whatever he had done for TCV School Suja and congratulated and wished him success in his new endeavour by offering him a scarf on behalf of TCV Head Office. After that, he gave a brief introduction of the new Director Mr. Choeying Dhoundup la and his great achievement in various TCV Schools. He finally wished him good luck and congratulated him by offering him traditional scarf on behalf of TCV Head Office. He finally requested both the staff and students of the school to extend the same support and co-operation to the new Director. He further requested the students there to study hard and take good care of health.

After that the out-going school director spoke for a length. He lamented the past history of the school and its struggle towards this present status. He reminded both the staff and students, especially the new ones to respect and preserve the good work laid down by former staff, students and administration. He also expressed his gratitude to all the staff and students both present and not present for the support rendered during his time of need both official and personal. There were students as well as staff members whose eyes were well soaked with tears. He also promised that he would give his best and not let everyone down. Last but not the least he welcomed the new director, who was also raised up in TCV School and a classmate too. He hoped and wished that the new director would also receive the same love, support and co-operation from TCV School Suja family members.

The school Captain Master Tamdin Tsering spoke on behalf of all the students. In his brief talk, he said how grateful the students were to Mr. Sonam Sichoe la and wished him good wishes. As a token of love and respect, he presented a souvenir and a book, which carried students’ messages and feelings to him through the hand of the General Secretary Mr. Thupten Dorjee la. He also welcomed the new director on behalf of all the students by offering him a traditional white scarf.

The new Director Mr. Choeying Dhoundup la spoke during the function. He also talked about his life in TCV School serving under various capacities. He assured everyone gathered there that he would try his best and serve with full dedication and thus requested all, to kindly extend him all the love, support and co-operation.

Before the function concluded, the school Director offered scarf to the new Chauntra Principal Mr. Passang Tsering and wished him good wishes. He also offered scarf to the Bir Tibetan Health center Doctor Miss Tenzin Dechen la and thanked her for visiting Suja and catering to the medical needs of the students. He also offered scarf to the school Head boy and Head girl as a symbol of love and gratitude for all the students.

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