BIRDS Project Newsletter - Issue No.56

Issue No. 56 was released on 23 September, 2020
1. First impressions of “BIRDS-style education”, by new staff member of LaSEINE
2. Japan Gov’t Scholarships: summary of SDGs Global Leader
3. Japan Gov’t Scholarships: summary of ABE Initiative
4. English-Japanese dictionaries: The first ones
5. Implementation Plan of the Basic Plan on Space Policy
6. SEIC: Special guest lecture by Dr. Adolfo Chaves Jiménez of Costa Rica
7. BIRDS-4: Each member introduces his or her work for the project

Registration of the IT/ITES and IT retail firms in the country

The Department of IT & Telecom would like to request registration of the IT/ITES and IT retail firms in the country. The purpose of registration is to maintain an updated database of IT/ITES and IT retail firms in the country. This database will be used as a directory for any communication or collaboration with the companies in the future. Therefore, please kindly consider it mandatory and request to register via following the link below
https://forms.gle/hTdJna6duWJeKaE18

Registration for National Website Competition 2020-2021

The Department of Information Technology & Telecom, Ministry of Information and Communications is conducting 8th National Website competition (2020-2021), we would like to inform that the registration for the National Website Competition is open. Interested private/corporate/institutes/individuals and other non government agencies can register for the competition in the link given below latest by 3rd October, 2020. For further information contact Ms. Menlam Choden at mchoden@dit.gov.bt

Call For Registration for enhancement of ICT Sector’s Capacity & Capability Digital Drukyul

The Department of IT & Telecom, Ministry of Information & Communications is organizing the following training as part of the Digital Drukyul project for enhancement of ICT sector’s capacity and capability:

i. Microservice (current skills requirement) for system development : Delivery by mid of September 2020
ii. Blockchain technology and its application(future skills requirement) for application development including the networking aspect: Delivery by early October 2020

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

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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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