News & Announcements
DDC conducted training on Dzongkha unicode installation on 29th and 30th Nomember at the National Library. The main purpose of this training is to make sure that all private computer retailers know how to install Dzongkha correctly before supplying it to government agencies.
DDC conducted two meetings, at Bumthang in June and at Paro in August, with the Dzongkha Focal Persons and Planning Officers from Ministries, agencies, armed forces, and Dzongkhags to draw up plans for Dzongkha development to be included in the upcoming Eleventh Five Year Plan.
In 2012, DDC released eight new books and a CD titled Electronic Children’s Dictionary.
These books are downloadable from Publication section.
Electronic Children's Dictionary is downloadable from IT section.
On 19th August 2011, the DDC released nine new books.
Mr. Yoon, Byung-Tae Chairman, Dasho Sherub Gyaltshen, Secretary DDC and Mr.Yong-Ho Han, President of Arirang Enc.
On 17th August 2011, Mr. Yoon, Byung-Tae Chairman and Mr. Yong-Ho, Han, President, of Arirang Electric Construction Co., Seol, Korea, apresented 14 new Samsung laptop computers to the DDC for use in Commission's work and for prompting Dzongkha IT.
The DDC recently released its progress report for the past year (July 2010- June 2011). This is the report that has been submitted to the Lhengye Zhungtshog. It contains a brief report of all our achievements over the past year.
Masaharu IDO, representative of Handa-Bhutan Youth Friendship Association. with Dasho Sherub Gyeltshen, Secretary DDC
Lyonpo Minjur Dorji at the release of the Chöké-Dzongkha Dictionary
On April 4th the Hon. Home Minister, Lyonpo Minjur Dorji, released the DDC's new Chöké Dzongkha Dictionary and a short video on the Basis of GNH in a ceremony held at the National Library of Bhutan.
Mr. Henrik Nielsen, Representative of Denmark, and Dasho Sherub Gyaltshen, Secretary DDC
An English-Dzongkha Pocket Dictionary and three Dazhung grammar books were released by the Queen Mother Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck on 22 February 2011 at Kelki Higher Secondary School on the occasion of the 31st birth anniversary of His Majesty the King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.
The first printing of the English-Dzongkha Pocket Dictionary was made with the generous assistance of the Liaison Office of Denmark enabling us to provide a free copy to class VIII-XII students in the country.
New Dzongkha Vocabulary
Below is a list of some new Dzongkha terms recently coined by the DDC.
At present these terms have only draft status, and we encourage feedback from the public before they are officialy incorporated into the dictionary. If you wish to submit a comment on these terms, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Mr.Wangchuck Rinzin at 322663 before 30/06/2011.