Department Of Information and Technology (DIT), Bhutan

Department of Information and Technology is located at Thimphu, Bhutan and is under the ministry of Information and Communication. The department is divided into four divisions; application, infrastructure, promotion and the research division which looks after the PAN Localization project. The vision of DIT is to create and enable environment for all the Bhutanese citizens to afford and use ICT and harness the benefits of the ICT to enhance their living standard.

It takes part in promoting ICT as an enabler of national development, supporting development of reliable ICT infrastructure in the country, determining the appropriateness of the given technology and system suitable to unique Bhutanese conditions, facilitating the promotion of good governance through the use of ICT and developing sustainable and affordable ICT facilities and services for all Bhutanese to improve their living standard.

Team’s Achievement

Phase I

Dzongkha Linux

Dzongkha Fonts

Dzongkha Debian Linux

Phase II

Dzongkha Linux, License

Dzongkha Diphone Database , License

Dzongkha Lexicon, License

CPI Team Members and their Designations

DIT Partners

Tenzin Choeda, Director (Project Manager)
Pema Choejey
, ICT officer (Project Coordinator)
Tenzin Dendup
, ICT officer
Sanjay Gurung
, Asst. ICT officer
Reigzing Om
, Asst. ICT officer
Dechen Choden
, Asst. ICT officer
Uden Sherpa
, Asst. ICT officer
Yumki Lhamo
, Translator
Dorji Tashi
, Translator
Dawa Pemo
, Translator
Jurmi Rabgye
, Translator


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