Gyalpozhing College of Information Technology (GCIT) formally inaugurated
With the vision to be the ‘center of Excellence in information Technology steeped in GNH values’, the Gyalpozhing College of Information Technology (GCIT) was formally inaugurated on Friday. Yet another milestone in the education sector has been achieved.
Dasho Tshering Tobgay, Lyonchhen inaugurated the College. Sonam Wangchuk, National Council Member from Mongar; Nidup Dorji, Vice Chancellor of the Royal University of Bhutan; and Lhatu Jamba, President of GCIT inaugurated the College were also present for the inaugural. Dzongdas from Mongar and Lhuntse and other Dzongkhag officials were also present for the event.
GCIT took in the first batch of students early this year and started the classes from 12th July, 2017 with 79 students pursuing Bachelors in Computer Application.
Lyonchhen said that a seed had been sown as GCIT and that it will benefit the students and the country a lot. Lyonchhen spoke on the essence of IT in the world today. IT, he said is evolving and will continue to grow with its essence felt strongly in the world. He added that the students in GCIT will be ‘Learning by doing’ and explained that the students will not only study but practically develop skills. Lyonchhen added that in this ever evolving world, IT is an equalizer.
Lyonchhen concluded by wishing the students well and urged the tutors to provide the best education possible.
Lyonchhen also inaugurated Yoezer homemade food products stall in the College which aims to cater homemade local products to the students and faculty to reduce consumption of junk food.
Lyonchhen Dasho Tshering Togbay with the Vice Chancellor of RuB, President and students of Gyalpozhing College of Information Technology.