Department of Labour-This is to notify and inform the general public that the SHORT-TERM WORK PERMIT (E-Work Permit) is now being initiated by the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources. The employers wishing to import foreign workers even for the duration less than 30 days should now compulsorily apply online through MoLHR-MIS with immediate effect. Besides the normal required documents, the individual/FWRA/employers should submit the medical clearance certificate of the foreigners obtained from the country of origin.This notification is referred to the approval of the night halt work permits only and for other categories and updates, MoLHR will keep notifying in future.

SSDP Training at Phuentsholing Concluded

A month-long training in Bakery & Confectionery which was conducted in Phuentsholing Thromdey as a part of the Special Skills Development Program (SSDP) was successfully concluded on 12 May, 2022. The training was attended by 41 housewives and Drayang employees residing in Phuentsholing.

The SSDP trainings are designed especially for laid off employees and those affected by COVID-19 Pandemic with the objective to impart skills and knowledge to make them competent in startups of entrepreneurship and also build their skills in taking up the emerging jobs in the labour market.

The training was organized by the Department of Technical Education (DTE), MoLHR and implemented by Regional Office, MoLHR, Phuentsholing. The closing ceremony and certificates were awarded by the Regional Director, MoLHR, Phuentsholing and attended by the officials from DTE, MoLHR, Thimphu.