Launch of BBS channels through South Asia Satellite in Norbugang Central School, Samtse Dzongkhag

The Hon'ble Minister for Information and Comunications, Lyonpo D.N Dhungyel inauagurated the reception of BBS channels 1 and 2 in Norbugang Central School, Samtse Dzongkhag on 16th May, 2018. Similar installations have been completed in Lokchina, Soe, Naro, Lingzhi, Serthi, Lauri, and currenly being implemented in Digala and Langdurbi gewogs.

Result For National Website Competition (2017-2018)

Result For National Website Competition (2017-2018)
The 5th National website competition was conducted by the Department of IT and Telecom which was followed after the declaration of results of the 4th National website competition. The competition was conducted over a period of 9 months where all the websites were evaluated twice in 2 rounds. The actual evaluations took place from 17th October 2017 to 31st March 2018. A total of 135 websites were registered for the competition, of which 100 where Government agency, 23 autonomous agencies and 12 private firms.

Datahub Workshop

The Department of Information Technology and Telecom, Ministry of Information and Communications have initiated datahub projects where different client applications can integrate with each other using our data exchange platform.
Since this is a new initiative in the department, we would like to invite your technical officers to participate in a short workshop where we will share information and some documentation which will help you in integrating IT projects for the RGoB in the future.

GovCMS training on Drupal

A week long GovCMS training on Drupal started on 23/4/2018 where webmasters from 20 dzongkhags and 4 thromdes will be participating. The event has been facilitated by DITT with support from M/s Zyxware Technologies and Yangkhor IT solutions. Following this event, all the dzongkhags and thromdes' sites will be hosted on the GovCMS platform which will be hosted at the GDC.

Training on “Android Development Fundamental Training program” at College of Science and Technology

A class of 18 IT lecturers from College of Science and Technology, Gyelposhing IT College and Sherubtse college in Phuntsholing have started the training on “Android Development Fundamental Training program” at College of Science and Technology, Rinchending from 24th April 2018. This will be 5 days intensive course, focusing on the development of Mobile Application using Android platform. With this training, the college Lecturers should be able to mentor and guide students with projects and innovative solutions using Android technology.

Outcome of the android training in Thimphu TechPark (2nd-21st April 2018)

Four Mobile Applications namely City Bus Service, Dzongkha Learning for Kids, M-contacts and Tourism, were developed and produced as the result of 21 days intensive training conducted on “Android based Mobile Application Development with Java” at Bhutan Innovation Technology Centre (BITC), Thimphu TechPark Limited (TTPL) from 2 - 21 April 2018. The following are the list of mobile applications with brief explanation on its functionalities:

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National Website Competition 2019-2020 Results

The 2019-2020 National website competition was conducted by the Department of IT and Telecom. The first round of the competition was held on October 2019 and final round was conducted on February 2020. A total of 129 websites were registered for the competition which included government agencies, autonomous agencies and private firms.

From the 129 websites, the Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS) tops the website competition with overall score of 80.30 followed by the Ministry of Finance (MoF) with 79.73 and Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) with 78.38.

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