THE CENTER TO OPEN NEW SOUTH ASIAN HUB IN HYDERABAD
March 2, 2016 | Press Release
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values (The Center) at the has announced that it will open a new South Asian division in the city of Hyderabad, in Telangana State, India.
The Center has been actively engaged in the region for the past 4 years with its various transformative ethics and values based programs. Sessions and trainings in Hyderbad have been run through various prominent institutions such as the National Police Academy, IAS College, Indian School of Business and the Hyderabad University.
The Center President and CEO, The Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi, began efforts this year to establish a new international hub for the Center’s work in South Asia. The announcement to locate the center in Hyderabad comes after recent conversations with Telangana IT Minister, K.T. Rama Rao, and Tourism Minister, A. Chadulal, confirmed that Telangana State officials would be willing to collaborate on the establishment of a new hub.
Hyderabad’s rich cultural heritage, focus on infrastructural development, and flourishing tech center make it an ideal site for the Center to expand the reach of its programs in South Asia.
(Aided by news from Indian media outlets—Indian Express, The Hindu, Business Standard)
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT is dedicated to inquiry, dialogue, and education on the ethical and humane dimensions of life. As a collaborative and nonpartisan think tank, The Center focuses on the development of interdisciplinary research and programs in varied fields of knowledge, from science and technology to education and international relations. Our programs emphasize responsibility and examine meaningfulness and moral purpose between individuals, organizations, and societies.
The Center was founded to honor the vision of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama and his call for a holistic education that includes the development of human and global ethics.