Department of Information Technology and Telecom of Bhutan

02/27/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/27/2018 00:48

The Open Group Conference and Awards for Innovation and Excellence

The Open Group-Bangalore-India, invited Hon'ble Minister of Information and Communications to deliver a plenary session during 'the Open Group Conference and Awards for Innovation and Excellence' on 23rd February 2018.

The Ministry received 'the Open Group 2017 Awards for Innovation and excellence in Enterprise Architecture' last year for initiating electronic Government Interoperability Framework (e-GIF), a national Enterprise Architecture, to establish information technology standards across the government agencies. Reduced turn-around-time (TAT), improved public service delivery, enhanced efficiency and increased transparency in the government are some of the direct benefits of the initiative.

During his visit, Hon'ble Lyonpo will also meet the Chairman of of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Bangalore to discuss on the building of earth station and start to harvest the transponder alloted to Bhutan.