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.

3rd Batch Culinary Arts Training under SDP Completed

 A one month course in Culinary Arts for the 3rd  Batch of trainees was completed on 21 July, 2022. The training was provided as part of the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources’ Skills Development Program( SDP) at Royal Institute of Tourism for Hospitality. The program is focused on job seekers, laid-off employees, overseas returnees and those affected by the pandemic. The SDP was initiated to mitigate and respond to the socio-economic impacts and challenges posed by the pandemic and to enhance the country’s economic resilience in the post economic situation. Of the 22 participants who attended the training, 13 were employees of Drayangs. 

 The training covered the following:

  • Introduction to Culinary Arts
  • Food Costing
  • Basic and classical cuts of vegetables 
  • Preparation of stocks, soups and sauces
  • Salad dressing: Mayonnaise base oil base
  • Preparation of Salad
  • Rice, Pasta and Flour dishes
  • Breakfast preparation-Varieties of egg preparation 
  • Dry heat cooking and Moist heat cooking
  • Confectionery and Pastries

Therefore, the trainees will not only be able to prepare varieties of menus but work according to personal health, safety and environment protocol at the worksite. 

The closing ceremony and certificates were awarded by the head of Institute, RITH, Tourism Council of Bhutan, Thimphu.