The Department of Information and Media under Ministry of Information and Communications, Royal Government of Bhutan conducted a two-day sensitization program on Media and Information Literacy (MIL) on September 20 and 21, 2021. The Program was conducted virtually through zoom. 8 gewog Administrative officers (GAOs) attended the workshop.
The program aimed to provide the skills and competencies of MIL to the GOAs that enable and empower them to critically and meaningfully engage with the media and information. It sensitized them to the core concepts and role of media, and emerging trends and challenges created by social media, and MIL skills. It also created awareness on the ethicality of media use, citizenry responsibilities, and the policies and legislations related to media and information.