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4th National HRD Advisory “an assessment of School-to-Work Transition support programs

The Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) is pleased to release the 4th National Human Resources Development (NHRD) Advisory 2017, developed under the theme ‘an assessment of school-to-work transition support programs’. The current theme was chosen due to growing importance and role of different School-to-Work Transition (STWT) support programs in supporting young jobseekers for successful transition in the world of work. The advisory aims to give an insight into the existing STWT support services of the MoLHR in terms of its outcome and delivery.


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Public Notification on Fake & Unauthorized Overseas Agent

This is for the information of general public that there are many fake and unauthorized operators advertising overseas job vacancies in the social media such as Facebook and WeChat. To overcome scams and fake operators, jobseekers are advised to follow the following instructions:
1. Apply for jobs with MoLHR’s licensed Bhutan Overseas Employment Agents.
2. Crosscheck with MoLHR on any jobs advertised online.
3. No payments to be made to the Agents unless authorized by MoLHR.
For further information, kindly contact Overseas Employment Unit at 02-333867 or email:

utashi@molhr.gov.bt /swangmo@molhr.gov.bt /dmsubba@molhr.gov.bt /pswaiba@molhr.gov.bt

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Launching of Overseas Education and Skill Development Scheme

unnamedRoyal Monetary Authority, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Labour and Human Resources today launched the Overseas Education and Skill Development Scheme.

The main objective of the scheme is for the Bhutanese youth to access higher education or develop proficiencies/skills abroad to improve their employment opportunities or business prospects on return home.

The loan scheme does not require collateral/mortgage instead a letter of acceptance from the university/colleges/vocational institutions duly attested by the MoLHR is needed.

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Launch a Startup in 54 Hours with Startup Weekend Bhutan, 14th – 16th April 2017

~~ Calling all aspiring entrepreneurs, developers, designers, dreamers and doers with ideas ~~

Startup Weekend® is a 54-hour event designed to provide superior experiential entrepreneurship education. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming and business plan development, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Participants create working startups during the event and win attractive prizes. Continue reading…

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Successfully concluded training in Professional Heavy Machine Operators

BeFunky CollageThe three months long training for 23 Bhutanese youth in heavy machine operators completed on 31st March 2017. The training was conducted by Construction Development Corporation Limited (CDCL) with funding from Human Resource Development Division under the Department of Human Resources, MoLHR.

Out of 23, 16 of them obtained official license for the heavy machine operator and will be soon working in private companies.

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Public Notification regarding fake and Unauthorized Overseas Agent

The Department of Employment, MoLHR would like to inform the general public that there are many fake and unauthorized Bhutanese operators advertising overseas vacancies through social media like Facebook, WeChat, etc. To overcome scams and fake operators for Overseas Employment, jobseekers are advised to follow the following instructions:

  1. Apply for jobs only with MoLHR’s licensed agents (The list of agents are reflected in the Ministry’s website at http://www.molhr.gov.bt/molhr/?page_id=289
  2. Crosscheck with the Ministry on the jobs advertised by the agents or upon authorization by MoLHR.
  3. No payments to the agents until after successful placement by the agents or authorized by MoLHR.

The Ministry will not be responsible for consequences from failure to follow this notification.

For further information, contact Overseas Employment Unit at 02-339529 or email: utashi@molhr.gov.bt

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ad 02The Overseas Employment Unit, Department of Employment, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources is pleased to announce availability of  vacancies in Guaranteed Overseas Employment Program through Training in India for the job-seekers under the following categories:

1. Food and Beverages (FNB) :

All students will be offered guaranteed jobs in leading Five star rated Hotels of India like St. REGIS, JW MARRIOTT, LEELA, WESTIN, MAYFAIR, AMAN HOTELS. PULLMAN etc. 

with attractive salary starting Rs. 11,000/- in hand , Plus free food and Accommodation and other benefits 

Qualification : Minimum X pass , Good English &  Positive Attitude 

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Public Notification

This is to inform the general public that M/S Lama Youth Overseas Employment Private Limited (Bhutanese Overseas Employment Agent based in Thimphu, JoJo’s Building) is terminated from regular operation with immediate effect for breaching the Regulation on Bhutanese Overseas Employment Agent. Henceforth, the Agent is not permitted to select, recruit and deploy jobseekers including those job vacancies approved earlier.

Therefore, all concerned jobseekers are asked to refrain from using the services of the Agent immediately.

Opening Ceremony of Workshop on Capacity Building Program for Strengthening TVET in Bhutan

Kinley Wangdi, Director, Department of Technical Education, MoLHR graced the opening ceremony of the program on “Capacity Building Program for Strengthening TVET in Bhutan” on 24th April 2017 at Hotel Migmar.

It is a joint program conducted by the Department of Technical Education, MoLHR, RGoB & Technical and Further Education (TAFE) – New South Wales (NSW), Government of NSW, Australia.

About 30 Bhutanese TVET trainers are participating in the five-days workshop and will be focusing on the Australian VET quality framework; industry-led training and identifying key priorities for Bhutanese TVET system.

Further, participants will be preparing a project brief that is both relevant to the topic areas covered by the Program and describes how this project will make a positive impact on their College/Institute and on their professional practice.  The project brief will then serve as part of the selection process for few of the participants for Phase 2 in Australia.

The selected participants from Phase 1 group will be matched with TAFE NSW regions/campus depending on the participant’s vocational and professional areas of interest. This program will provide Bhutanese participants with an opportunity to shadow TAFE NSW TVET leaders and gain insights into college/institute management as well as specific areas of interest such as competency based training and industry engagement.