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.


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

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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…

Public Notification

                                                                                                                                   29th March, 2017 

The Department of Employment, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources would like to inform the general public that Mr. Depaul Manoj Thapa bearing CID no. 21307000228 has been illegally advertising overseas vacancies in the social networks through a face book profile name “Tobgyal Dp” in Kuwait, Dubai and Qatar.

Therefore, jobseekers and individuals are asked to be mindful of such agents and visit Ministry of Labour’s website to authenticate whether they are a registered agent and only avail services of those Bhutanese Overseas Employment Agents registered with the Ministry. The Ministry will not be responsible if jobseekers fail to adhere to the above notification.

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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.