Meeting among DITT/MoIC, College of Science and Technology (CST) and TTPL was held on 6th September 2017

The objective of the meeting were as follows:

1. The Department held a meeting with the CST on 30th June, 2017 to discuss on the cubesat project and way forward to collaborate with CST in order to generate interest amongst faculty and students in the area. A follow up meeting with CST was conducted to present and discuss the action taken on the previous meeting, current status of the cubesat project, actions plans for the cubesat mission and collaboration proposals from CST on cubesat.

DITT Annual Report

ANNUAL REPORT OF DITT
Department of Information Technology & Telecom (DITT) has published the first annual report to create transparency, awareness and accountability on the roles and responsibilities of the department and what has been achieved in a year.

REMINDER ON INVITATION TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS FOR INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH AND ICT PILOT PROJECTS FOR RURAL AREAS FOR 2017

This the reminder on invitation to submit proposals for international collaboration research and ICT pilot project projects for rural areas for 2017.
For more details Click Here

Annual Performance Agreement signing

The Annual Performance Agreement (APA) for 2017-2018 was signed today afternoon between the Hon’ble Minister D.N Dungyel and the Hon’ble Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay. Subsequently Hon’ble Secretary signed the APA with the Department heads.
The signing event was attended by the staffs of MOIC. The Prime Minister thanked the staffs of the Ministry for their hard work and also for supporting the government performance management system.

Mobile for Socio-Economic Development

Department of IT & Telecom in collaboration with Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) will be conducting training on “Mobile for Socio-Economic Development” from 4 to 6 December 2017, at Thimphu Bhutan as the part of capacity development initiative. The interested ICT officials from the Ministries and Agencies can Click Here for registration. The registrations will close after 5 PM 15 August, 2017.

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NameExoWorlds

In keeping with His Majesty’s vision of promoting interest in space, science and astronomy, Bhutan is participating in the NameExoWorlds Project being carried out by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in celebration of 100 years of IAU. This global project offers an opportunity for each country, including Bhutan, to name an exoplanet and its host star. An exoplanet is a planet outside the solar system. Thousands of exoplanets have been discovered orbiting other stars over the past three decades.

BIRDS Newsletter Issue No.45

Contents of issue No.45
1. International Space University (ISU) in France is alive and well
2. Kyutech graduates of Fall 2019
3. Report from Paraguay
4. Short report by AEP (space agency of Paraguay) which attended the recent UN workshop
at Graz
5. JAXA’s “Kibo” module celebrates its 10th anniversary
6. Olayinka's World – Column #14
7. CEO of Astroberry gives seminar at Kyutech
8. Fall 2019 SEIC Orientation
9. NanoRacks in UAE
10. “Highlighting Japan”, a magazine of the Gov’t of Japan

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