A team from facebook India had a session with government executive on the facebook as a means for communication, business and safe social platform. More than 50 participants including officials from various departments and agencies attended the session.
“Operation and Maintenance of Government Data Center(GDC) network and services"
The Hon’ble Minister for Information and Communications congratulated the Space Engineers studying at Kyutech, Japan, for developing the CubeSat BHUTAN-1. BHUTAN-1 marks Bhutan’s first step towards development of Bhutan’s Space Science and Technology Program, which is a vision of His Majesty the King.
The Department of Information Technology and Telecom (DITT), Ministry of Information and Communications is mandated to drive innovation; development and adoption of ICT across the RGOB and promote ICT Industry development.
The Department of Information Technology & Telecom (DITT), Ministry of Information and Communications in collaboration with Bhutan ICT and Training Association (BICTTA) is currently organising 3rd Bhutan International ICT and Training Event (BIITTE) with theme “Promoting Techno-Entrepreneurship for Digital Economy”. BIITTE is an annual event which provides opportunities for local ICT industry players to explore possible areas of collaboration with potential investors and established a network for the business tie up.
In continuation with data hub workshop DITT has organised on 22nd May 2018 with domestic IT vendors, Department of Information Technology and Telecom have decided to provide additional training on Datahub platform as requested during the workshop. The training will be provided for two days to enhance the competency of domestic IT vendors.
The ICT implementation in the Royal Government continues to gain maturity and also the complexity is increasing 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.
In light of this, 14 ICT Officials from various agencies attended training in PHP&MySQL, and global certification (Oracle) in MySQL database administrator from 4 - 15 June 2018 at Noble Prog, Delhi, India.
Content of Issue No. 52
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.