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.

Announcement of SDP trainings at NIZC

As a part of the Skills Development Program (SDP), Ministry of Labour and Human Resources is pleased to announce the availability of various trainings at National Institute for Zorig Chusum (IZC), Thimphu funded by MoLHR as detailed below:

CourseSlotCourse DurationMinimum Qualification Last date of ApplicationLink to Apply
Patra/Wood Carving123 monthsGraduate & below16 October 2022Click Here
Tshemdru/Embroidery153 monthsGraduate & below16 October 2022Click Here
Trezo/Gold and Silver Smith083 monthsGraduate & below16 October 2022Click Here
Jimzo/Sculpture123 monthsGraduate & below16 October 2022Click Here
Lhadri/Painting303 monthsGraduate & below16 October 2022Click Here
Thagzo/Weaving083 monthsGraduate & below16 October 2022Click Here

Any interested jobseekers/youths can apply for the course of your interest against the link given above. Applicants are eligible to apply for only one course. The course shall commence from 17 October 2022.

The courses are designed to provide the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to become competent in the field of Traditional Arts and Crafts.

In addition, after the completion of the course, all individuals are required to attend Basic Entrepreneurship Course which will be conducted for 2 weeks.

The selection shall be on FIRST-COME-FIRST application based. The selected candidates shall be notified within 2 working days from the last date of application.

Only stipend of Nu. 3500 per month will be provided for the entire duration of the course.

For further details please contact Mrs. Kencho Wangmo at 17647950 or Mrs. Dechen Tshomo at or 02339352

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