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Department of IT, Ministry of Information & Communications, Bhutan


The main roles and responsibilities of the Department include the following:



  • Assist the Ministry in planning infrastructure development in consultation with BCA and the public and private sectors.

  • Design and implement projects for national network(s) particularly interconnecting of all Dzongkhags and Gewogs, using combination of technologies.

  • Act as interface between the Government and Private sector for planning the required infrastructure.

  • Organize workshops, seminars and meetings on the emerging technologies, on national, regional and international levels.

  • Research on networking and hardware components and make necessary recommendation on the new technology for adoption to the government.

  • Provide assistance to BCA in analysis of technical matters, including interconnections, radio frequencies and use of technical standards.

  • Prepare technical specifications for hardware.

  • Carry out certification of hardware including locally assembled computers.




Project Team



Project Leader: Mr. Sangay Wangchuk

Mr. Sangay Wangchuk, Deputy Director of Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Information and Communication, Government of Bhutan.



Architecture team:

Mr. Pema Choejay, NITA, MoIC, System Engineer


Mr. Jigme Tenzing, NITA MoIC, System Analyst 

Mr. Grame Foster, Lecturer, Sherubtse College, Kanglung

Mr. Sonam Tobgay, Lecturer, Sherubtse College, Kanglung 


 Mr. Namgay Thinley, DDA, MoE, Research Officer.


Development team:

Pema Gelyeg, BIT, Programmer.

Chezangla, BIT, Programmer.





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