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.

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  A collaborative approach to create awareness on Trafficking in Persons and on safe and career Enriching Overseas Employment 15th June 2024 The Department Employment and Entrepreneurship, Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment and the Department of Law...

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Springboard Plus Program celebrates its 2024 cohort

6 June 2024: The Springboard Plus Program, a six-month ‘Startup Seed-acceleration’ initiative, concluded its 2024 cohort with an award day ceremony. Spearheaded by the Department of Employment and Entrepreneurship under the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and...

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Press Release on Inauguration of Startup Centre, Zhemgang

Commemorating the auspicious occasion of His Majesty The Fourth Druk Gyalpo’s Coronation Day and Social Forestry Day, Zhemgang Dzongkhag announces the inauguration of its Startup Centre.  The Hon’ble Secretary of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Employment...

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The Department of Employment and Entrepreneurship (DoEE), Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment (MoICE) is pleased to announce internship support up to two months in May and June 2024. The support is targeted for those ‘not in education, employment or training...

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