Bhutan National Startup Weekend 2019

Bhutan Techstar National startup weekend 2019 will be held from 26th - 28th April 2019, where more than 180 participants selected and shortlisted from various colleges across the country, will be participating and competing during the 3 day event.
This year the theme of the event is based on these 5 domains :
1) Internet of Thing (IoT)
2) HealthTech
3) EduTech
4) FinTech
5) Virtual Reality (VR)

International Girls in ICT Day 2019

International Girls in ICT Day, is an initiative by ITU (International Telecommunications Union), aiming to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the growing field of ICTs, enabling both girls and technology companies to reap the benefits of greater female participation in the ICT sector. International Girls in ICT Day is celebrated on the 4th Thursday in April every year, which fell on the 25th of April this year.

24th ICT Head Meeting

The ICT Management Division in collaboration with the Working Group 3 are conducting the ICT Head Meeting in Phuentsholing Thromde. The ICT heads meeting is an important forum for communication and coordination, and plays a vital role in ensuring that work carried out by various agencies are better coordinated and aligned. Update from Phuentsholing Thromde cluster, Systems presentation and discussion by MoLHR, NCWC, BICMA and an exercise to come up solutions for improving ICT services are some of the important agenda items of the meeting.

RCSC appoints new DITT Director

The Department of IT and Telecom would like to congratulate Mr. Jigme Tenzing, former Chief of Application Division, DITT on his promotion/selection as the new DITT Director, through a open competition held by the Royal Civil Service Commission. May this new achievement take you to the higher level of success. Tashi Delek!!

Executive Vacancy: Director, Department of Information Technology & Telecom, MoIC

The Royal Civil Service Commission is pleased to announce the following vacancy for in-service civil servants:

Position Title: Director
Position Level : EX3 A
Minimum Qualification required : Bachelor’s Degree

Agency: Department of Information Technology & Telecom, Ministry of Information & Communication

Interested civil servants, who meet the Eligibility Criteria under Section 26.4.3.1 of Chapter 26 of the BCSR 2018, may apply.

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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

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