Call for registration for "Java and Android Based Mobile Apps Development", Capacity Development

Department of IT & Telecom will be conducting Capacity Development on “Android based Mobile App development with JAVA” tentatively from 1st Week - 4th Week of March 2018, at Thimphu Bhutan. The main objective of the training is to conduct hands-on development of mobile application that is in demand by the Agencies (List Attached).

Request for vote- (Our Bhutanese Tech startup) one of the tech startup is applying for the GIST Tech-I Competition. It is an annual competition for science and technology entrepreneurs from emerging economies worldwide.
In this regard, the founder of is requesting to vote for his business. If you need help in how to vote, watch the youtube video they have made:
Else go to the following website and vote:
Please vote them and help them to participate and learn



The Department of IT & Telecom, under the Ministry of Information and Communications is conducting National Startup weekend in Thimphu on 16th to 18th March 2018. The startup weekend is 54 hours program that runs over a weekend from Friday to Sunday. The event is conducted to promote startups and innovation in the country.

PKI workshop

With increasing number of services provided online and many more to come in due course of time,securing channel for electronic transactions and protecting the integrity of data has become increasingly crucial and challenging. Currently, agencies have identified the risks and have implemented different levels of security solutions; ranging from simple username/password to third
party PKI solutions like central authentication, digital signatures and digital IDs. The third party solutions are based from outside of Bhutan. Medium and small agencies are facing challenges as


BIRDS Newsletter Issue No.47

Contents of issue No.47
1. Report from Paraguay
2. BIRDS-3 member writes Annual Progress Report for NAST
3. Highlighting the food culture of Japan
4. IAF Awards for Prof. Cho and SEIC students mentioned at Kyutech web site
5. Country report during APRSAF: Nepal reports BIRDS-3 as its first satellite in space
6. You can put a message into the beacon signal of BIRDS-3 satellites
7. IAC student report: scenes of Washington DC
8. Event in Thailand: 2019 International Alliance Volunteers Conference
9. Report from Sudan