Gyalcan Norbu, male, Tibetan nationality, is a native of Batang, Sichuan Province. He was born in 1932 and joined the CPC in 1956.
Gyalcan began his career as a staff officer at the Qamdo Garrison Headquarters in Tibet. After serving there for six years, Gyalcan shifted his career to judicial and Party positions. He became a magistrate of Baxoi County in Tibet and later was the president of the Qamdo Intermediate People‘s Court.
In 1966, Gyalcan became the secretary of CPC Xigaze Prefectural Committee and was also the commissioner of Xigaze Prefectural Administrative Office. In 1973, he returned to the judiciary and became president of the Regional Higher People‘s Court. Five years later in 1978, he was made the procurator-general of the Regional People‘s Procuratorate. He served in this capacity until 1988.
In 1990, Gyalcan assumed government responsibilities for Tibet. He was appointed chairman of the Tibet Autonomous Regional People‘s Government. In 1993, he was elected to that position. Since 1988, he has been deputy secretary of the CPC Tibet Autonomous Regional Committee.