Department of Labour-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 Labour and Human Resources. The employers wishing to import foreign workers even for the duration less than 30 days should now compulsorily apply online through MoLHR-MIS 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, MoLHR will keep notifying in future.

Training Announcement under SDP

As a part of Skills Development Program (SDP), the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources in collaboration with Ministry of Information and Communication is pleased to announce the training as detailed below: 

SN Course Slot Course Duration Minimum Qualification Application Deadline Course Start Date Venue Apply 
1 Black Box Theater (Drama Program) 30 3 Months All interested unemployed/laid off employees/ overseas returnee can apply. 1-Jul-22 5-Jul-22 RTA, Thimphu  

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Course Objective: Upon completion of this short course, the trainees will be able to carry out the following:

  1. Perform on stage
  2. Perform for films 
  3. Create original solo performance

Course Description: This short course is designed to provide trainees with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to act in theater and film. It will prepare the participants to perform with confidence be it the stage, or the screen. They will get a deep understanding in preparing for a character and play it with conviction. The work will start with understanding the self and preparing individually, gradually moving to co actor work and then finally opening up to the audience in case of theater and camera in case of films. After the completion of the course, all individuals are required to attend the Basic Entrepreneurship Course which will be conducted for 2 weeks.

If there are more than 30 applicants, a short interview will be conducted for the selection.

A stipend of Nu. 3500 per month will be provided for the entire duration of the course, however logistics will not be provided. For further details please email to Ms. Charmi Chheda (Master Trainer) at  or or call at 02339352 during office hours.

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