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 Industry, Commerce and Employment. The employers wishing to import foreign workers even for the duration less than 30 days should now compulsorily apply online through BLMIS 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, MoICE will keep notifying in future.

General Notification on Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPGs)

This is to notify all concerned that the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPGs) bottling Plant at Bongaigon, Assam supply LPG to the central region is temporarily shut down until May 31, 2024. The Petroleum Oil Lubricant (PoL) dealers have already been requested to lift the LPG requirement for the central region from the Sarpara bottling Plant, Guwahati until June 1, 2024 to ensure adequate stock. Interim rates for LPGs, which will be slightly higher than previous rates, have also been notified to Regional Offices and dealers.

Supply of LPGs in the central region will not be disrupted by the temporary closure of the bottling plant at Bongaigaon which is expected to resume supply from June 1 onwards.  

Issued in the general interest and as information sharing with the public.  

Department of Trade