Karma Nidup, HoD and Senior Lecturer


Department of Information and Communication Technology


  1. MSc Information Management AIT (2007)
  2. B. Tech. Computer Science and Engineering, Regional Engg. College, Warangal (1998)


  1. Teaching and Training and ICT curriculum development and evaluation in tertiary and vocational education
  2. Academic administration, planning and management
  3. Information Systems and ICT Project development and supervision
  4. ICTD enabling eGovernance

Teaching Experience

Since 1998

Selected Achievement and Experience

  1. Awarded, National Order of Merit (Gold) for Academic Excellence in 2013
  2. Royal Civil Service Silver Medal Award for his 20 or more years of dedicated service to the tsa-wa-sum.
  3. Chiphen Rigpel Project (ICT capacity development), Royal Government of Bhutan, Enabling e-Governance, Focal Person – trained over 7000 public servants between 2010 and 2013
  4. Returning Officer, National Council and National Assembly Elections for the First Parliament of Bhutan in 2007 and 2008.
  5. Academic Board (Programs & Quality Committee member), Royal University of Bhutan from 2007 to 2010.
  6. Industrial Training Committee for Standardizing Vocational Trainings in the Country, National Technical Training Authority in 2002
  7. Member of National IT Task Force: Development of IT Strategy for Bhutan, leading to the introduction of the Internet into the country in 1999 and 2000.

Selected publications

  1. Task Force Report (2003).Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Policy for Bhutan – A White Paper. Thimphu, Ministry of Information and Communications, RGoB.
  2. Nidup, K. (2002).Who Am I .com: The Anonymous Domain Names on the Internet. Zingchong Rigphel, Vol II, 15-17.
  3. Nidup, K (2013). The Default Buddhist : Can science reinforce our metaphysical beliefs and positively transform our lives? RIM Newsletter, 12, 3-6.
  4. Nidup, K. (2013). ICT growth and usage in an organization, RIM Newsletter, 13, 2-9.