CICs established in Serthi and Lauri Gewogs


Community Information Centers have been established in Serthi and Lauri Gewogs on 29/08/2015 and 02/09/2015 respectively. Computers and equipment that can provide offline services has been installed in the center and has been handed over to the CC Operator under Bhutan Development Bank Ltd.

The Gewog Administrations have expressed that the CIC would definitely benefit the Gewog and its people, however, more benefit could be reaped once the CC is able to provide online services after connection to the Government intranet fiber network.

Till date, 11 CICs have been established in the Dzongkhag with 7 of them providing online servies. The remaining 4 CICs would be connected to Government internet in the beginning of 2016. Meanwhile the Gewog, BDBL and the Dzongkhag is exploring on other means to connect internet to the Gewog offices and CIC.

Both CC Operators have been appointed by Bhutan Development Bank Ltd. and has been undergoing training in Thimphu before arriving at station.



Contributed by:
Ngawang Tashi Dorji,
ICT Officer.