Hon’ble Lyonpo, Ngeema Sangay Tshempo formally inaugurated the Department of Technical Education in the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources on 20th April, 2017. The inaugural ceremony was attended by officials from the Ministry and RCSC.
The Department will function as the apex organization for review, enhancement and coordination at the national level for all programs relating to technical & vocational training offered by the TVET institutions.
The Department will be supported by three divisions namely TVET Professional Services Divisions (TPSD), TVET Promotion Division (TPD) and TVET Institute Support Division (TISD).
In addition, the Department of Employment and Human Resources (DoE&HR) will be formed assuming the roles for two Departments (Department of Human Resources and Department of Employment). The DoE&HR will assume the roles and responsibilities for all development; employment promotion; labour market research and development; and entrepreneurship promotion and development in the country.