Staff Reporter 

DITT is now the government Technology (GovTech) Agency as per the Civil Service Reform Act 2022. The agency, launched yesterday, will carry out the functions related to information, communications an technology in the country including formulation of policies, adopting rules or regulations, and implementing related laws. 

Former Director of the Department of Information Technology and Telecom (DITT) Jigme Tenzing was appointed as the Acting Secretary of the GovTech Agency yesterday.

GovTech is an autonomous agency under the governance cluster to drive digital transformation by using technology to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the government, transform public services to be citizen-centric, and create a safe and thriving Bhutanese digital economy, according to a press release from the agency.