As per Article 2 Section 19(p) of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan, six Executives were appointed as the Government Secretary with effect from July 13, 2016 out of which Dasho Karma Wangchuk Penjor, was appointed as the Secretary for the Ministry of Information & Communications. Dasho Karma Wangchuk Penjor served as the secretary of Dratshang Lhentshog prior to this appointment.
The DITT would like to inform that the evaluation committee after having reviewed the ICT Champion nominations has decided not to recommend anyone for the award.
The evaluation committee would like to thank everyone involved in development and nomination processes and would like to solicit similar corporation in future.
The third annual Gender Equality and Mainstreaming in Technology (GEM-TECH) Awards by UN Women and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is now open for nominations. This prestigious global prize recognizes outstanding contributions from women and men (individuals and organizations) in addressing the digital gender divide by embracing the potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to empower women and girls.
The 2016 GEM-tech awards will focus on three categories:
Every year the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) observes the World Telecommunications and Information Society Day (WTISD) on 17th May. The purpose of WTISD is to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide. WTISD theme for the year 2016 is “ICT Entrepreneurship for Social Impact”.
The Department of Information Technology and Telecom/Ministry of Information and Communications recalls for nomination from individual(s)/agency(ies) who have contributed significantly to society through the use of ICT and its services. Outstanding nominees will be selected and awarded prizes on June 22, 2016 under two categories as follows:
Language and Culture promotion using ICT
Other Services Using ICT
The Department of Information Technology & Telecom (DITT) is pleased to announce the availability of training program under Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation Programme (ITEC), Ministry of External Affair, Government of India to undergo the following course:
● Certificate Course in Wireless Network Administration
● 10 Weeks 28/03/16 - 04/06/2016
● Place: UTL Technologies Ltd, Bangalore
● Funding Source: ITEC, GoI
Therefore, Civil servants applying for the programs must fulfil all relevant criteria prescribed in BCSR 2012.
The ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition BIG DATA and Health challenge, sponsored by SAP is open for applications!
Until 22nd March 2016, ITU will be looking for the best young social entrepreneurs with innovative ideas on how ICTs can help in Health issues using Big Bata.
The Bhutan Computer Incident Response Team(BtCIRT) under Department of IT and Telecom, MoIC is organising a week long workshop on secure coding supported by Asi@Connect and Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre(APNIC). The workshop has over 50 participants with application developers and administrators from various sectors including Colleges, ISPs, Banks, Bhutan Power Corporation, Government Agencies and the Private Sector.
The 19th APT Policy and Regulatory Forum (PRF-19) begins here at Thimphu. The forum is being organized by the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) and hosted by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) of Bhutan. Three days forum will see discussion on the ICT policies and regulation, digital inclusion, emerging technology, digital identity etc..It is been attend by all APT Members, Associate Members, Affiliate Members, International/Regional Organizations.
BtCIRT is organising a workshop on Secure Coding from August 19-23, 2019. If you would like to participate, please fill in your details in the form below and you will be notified if your application is successful.
Please note that only the event fee and expenses for lunch and refreshments are covered by the organiser. Also note that this registration is only open for the private sector employees.
Registration remains open till August 10, 2019.