Roles and Responsibilities
The roles and responsibilities of the DDC's Information Technology (IT) Section are as follows:
Update of Dzongkha Tools for Unicode
Regular update and improvement of the DDC Dzongkha Tools for Unicode software with the goal that computing and communications in Dzongkha becomes as useable as it is for English and other languages.
Dzongkha computing software
To promote Dzongkha computing, the IT Section should strive continually to develop additional Dzongkha software, and to troubleshoot any bugs, provide support services and user instructions for its software. To ensure constant support for Dzongkha computing, software should be maintained at par with that available for other languages.
To preserve the old calligraphic conventions of Joyig and Tsuyig in digital form, and to improve Dzongkha typography, constant development and update of Dzongkha fonts should be carried out.
Dzongkha spell checking system
To facilitate Dzongkha spelling and sentence correction through software, Dzongkha spell checker and grammar correction applications need to be developed.
To support the development and research on languages, a lexical database repository of Dzongkha words needs to be created and maintained for ready reference and use in developing dictionaries.
Digitising the publications of the DDC
To create digital copies of DDC publications (such as dictionaries, grammars, pronunciation guides, and other publications), in the form of CD and online copies for convenient access by the public and scholars.
Dzongkha media program
To develop Dzongkha promotional programs in the form of software and multimedia programs which can be distributed online, on CDs, and in other digital forms.
Cooperative work with other organisations
To cooperate, enhance and carry out IT related works with other governmental IT organisations that share similar interests in furthering the IT in the country.
IT support for the Commission Secretariat