IT Standards

  1. E-Government Interoperability Framework (e-GIF)

    The e-GIF, in its broad sense, is government enterprise architecture to define technical standards and best practices to enable ICT systems to integrate and interoperate across the RGoB. It institutes set of standards and guidelines that the government agencies must adopt to enable better sharing and collaboration within government agencies. It allows diverse government application systems to seamlessly exchange data and use the data that has been exchanged meaningfully, with support of standardised technologies, data and applications.
    For more details, please visit:
    You can also contact following e-GIF working group for additional information and queries.
    1. Karma Tshering, Sr. ICT Officer @ 323215 (320)
    2. Lobzang Jamtsho, ICT Officer @ 323215 (304)

    e-gif_summary_with_forward.pdf1.12 MB
  2. e-Government System

    ICT implementation in the Royal Government continues to gain maturity and also complexity
    by the year. The expectations on ICT and the responsibilities of ICT professionals have
    correspondingly increased both in depth and coverage. This situation calls for specialized
    skills in varied areas and high level of professionalism.

    e-government_system.pdf9.07 MB
  3. Data Interoperability Standards

    The Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Information & Communications in consultation with various Ministries, Departments and Agencies has come up with the standard codes for the use in various e-Governance applications...

    data_standards.pdf861.63 KB
  4. Dzongkha Standard

    This document governs the following Bhutanese technology standards pertaining to the use of Dzongkha within computer environments:

    A. Character Encoding Standard for Dzongkha Materials.
    B. Standardised Keyboard Layout for Typing in Dzongkha.
    C. Dzongkha Locale and Culture Information for the Kingdom of Bhutan.

    dzongkhastandard.pdf165.89 KB
  5. Structured Cabling Standards

    DIT recommends the adoption of Structured Cabling standards in the establishment of networks in the country. This paper is intended to serve as a guideline and introduction to the concepts involved in the issue of structured cabling...

    cablingstandard.pdf324.63 KB