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
5. ADCS of BIRDS
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

Online DevOps training

The Government Data Center(GDC) knowledge transfer session on DevOps tools is currently being conducted remotely using Google Hangout Meet.
The participants are System Administrators from various government agencies. The 2 weeks (15th-27th June, 2020) knowledge transfer session concludes today.

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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World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2021

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) joins the rest of the world in celebrating “World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD)” 2021.This year the theme of the celebration is “Accelerating Digital Transformation in challenging times”. On 17th May every year, the WTISD is celebrated with a purpose to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide.

DrukREN Technical workshop

The Department of Information Technology and Telecom (DITT) in collaboration with Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) is hosting DrukREN Technical workshop on "Campus Network Routing and Switching”, “Network Monitoring and Management” and “Linux Security & Malware Forensics” to address the capacity development needs of the research & education community in the country.

ICS Tender pre-bit meeting

As per the tender documents floated in the eGP system for Integrated citizen services covering 3 packages, namely.

PACKAGE - I : Permits Services Labour Immigration Tourist (VISA)
PACKAGE - II : Vehicle Services Vehicle Services
PACKAGE - III : GIS & Pension Services GIS service, Pension service,
PACKAGE - IV : Student Information Services Student Information services

The earlier deadline for submission of bids, which is on 11th March 2021 is extended by 10 days, which will be 21st March 2021, and the bid opening date and time will remain the same.

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