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.

Graduates of Basic Landscape Training to Undergo OJT in Thailand

As a part of Skills Development Program under the Ministry, eight applicants were trained in 𝐁𝐚𝐬𝐢𝐜 𝐋𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐬𝐜𝐚𝐩𝐞 𝐓𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 in TTI-Chumey, Bumthang from 25-April-22 to 24-Jul-22, for three months. Further, the participants underwent Basic Entrepreneurship Course for another two weeks to build entrepreneurial competencies.

With the personal initiative by Ms. Venus Pugdeekong, Master Trainer, the following three companies in Thailand offered On-The-Job-Training (OJT) to the participants for the duration of two months:1. Moss Studio Co. Ltd. Bangkok, Thailand;
2. 1819 Company Ltd; Bangkok, Thailand; and
3. Amsuwan Company Ltd; Bangkok, Thailand

These companies are Landscape, Architecture and Urban design firm based in Bangkok, Thailand and have proposed to provide following benefits to the Bhutanese participants during their OJT:
1. The common apartment for the trainees;
2. Monthly allowance of Thai Bhat TBH 5,000/- by Moss Studio and 1819 Company;
3. Daily allowance of Thai Bhat THB 200/- and free lunch on working days by Omsuwan Company Ltd; and
4. Certificate upon successful completion of two months OJT
Upon completion of the OJT, the participants will return with diverse knowledge and experience that will help to earn their livelihood. The round-trip and VISA expenses will be borne by STEP-UP Project, ADB under the Ministry.

Graduates of Basic Landscape Training with Hon’ble Layog Lyonpo and Master Trainer, Ms. Venus