22nd ICT Heads meeting

The ICT Management Division in collaboration with the working group 1 of ICT heads has conducted the 22nd ICT Heads meeting today - 31st August 2018 in Thimphu. The ICT heads meeting is an important forum for communication and coordination, and plays a vital role in ensuring that work carried out by various agencies are better coordinated and aligned. Challenges faced by the Dzongkhag ICT and IT Activities for 12 FYP, are some of the important agenda items of the meeting.

BHUTAN-1 Deployment from the International Space Station (ISS)

The Department of Information Technology and Telecom (DITT), Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) would like to share that BHUTAN-1 along with MAYA-1 and UiTMSAT-1 have been successfully deployed in orbit on 10th August, 2018 at 3:45 PM BST after its launch to the International Space Station (ISS) on 29th June, 2018. The Department organized deployment viewing event and launched BHUTAN-1 stamps to commemorate its deployment from ISS.

Korean Scholarship Programme 2018 with extended Deadline till 15th August 2018

"Korean Scholarship Programme 2018 with extended Deadline till 15th August 2018"
The Department of IT and Telecom, Ministry of information and Communication is pleased to announce the availability of Masters degree and PHD degree scholarships under the APT-Republic of Korea Scholarship Programme 2018 as as detailed below

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This is to inform the general public that Department of Information Technology & Telecom will be carrying out Thimphu WAN optical fiber network maintenance on 4th, 5th, 11th and 12th of August from 9 AM to 10 PM.
During these period, G2C and other online government services will experience disruption.
Inconvenience caused is highly regretted.

Facebook Workshop

A team from facebook India had a session with government executive on the facebook as a means for communication, business and safe social platform. More than 50 participants including officials from various departments and agencies attended the session.


BIRDS Project Newsletter - Issue No.54

Issue No. 54 was released on 22 July, 2020. The contents are as follows :-
1. Akagi-san (JAXA) receives “2020 IAF Young Space Leaders” recognition
2. BIRDS-4: Status meeting
3. A new document: Introduction to BIRDS
4. A new document: Introduction to SEIC
6. Report from Mongolia
7. LaSEINE Weekly Research Seminar of 8 July 2020
8. Report from Sri Lanka (space weather observatory)
9. BIRDS-3: Update on CW-SMS service
10. BIRDS-5: Updates on the project
11. BIRDS-5: Progress on designing the project logo