Notification on Parental Leave in Private and Corporate Sector

The Ministry of Labour and Human Resources would like to inform all the Private and Corporate Sectors that the Royal Civil Service Commission has implemented the revised Parental Leave with effect from 1st March 2016 in the civil service. Maternity Leave has been increased to 6 months and Paternity Leave to 10 days. The revision is aimed at providing better mother and child care in the country. However, it is equally important for the parents outside the civil service also to be provided with similar leave for the welfare of the mother and child.

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15th National Graduates Orientation Program concludes

PicMonkey Collage2A week long National Graduates Orientation Program concluded on 20th August 2016 with the Honorable Prime Minister Tshering Tobgaygracing the closing ceremony at Royal Institute of Management. Lyonchhen congratulated all Bhutanese university graduates who have successfully graduated in diverse fields of education from colleges and universities and awarded certificates upon successful completion of the orientation program. The closing ceremony was attended by Hon’ble Minister of Labour and Human Resources, Ngeema Sangay Tshempo, Hon’ble Minister of Economic Affairs, Lekey Dorji and Hon’ble Minister of Information and Communication, D.N. Dhungyel.