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.

Announcement of Training in Sowa Rigpa & Wellness

As a part of the Skills Development Program (SDP), the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources is pleased to announce the availability of 2nd Batch Sowa Rigpa & Wellness Training at Faculty of Traditional Medicine, Kawajangsa, Thimphu as detailed below:

Course  Slots Institute  Location Certificate Minimum Qualification  Last Date for Application  Tentative Start Date  Duration  Online Link 
2nd Batch Sowa Rigpa & Wellness 30 Faulty of Traditional Medicine (FTM) Thimphu Institute Certificate (IC) 10 Passes 4 August 2022 16 August 2022 3 Month 


Logistics is not provided and a stipend of Nu.3500 per month will be provided for the entire duration. Interested job seekers are requested to submit their application online: 

By the end of the 3 month course the students will be able to:

  • Describe the concepts and principles of Sowa Rigpa in General. Know how Sowa Rigpa originated and play its role and History of Sowa Rigpa in detail.
  • Causes of Disease through three Poisons and General Categories of Three Humors in depth and how disease originated. Explain and discuss Anatomy as per Sowa Rigpa.
  • Discuss the importance of Diet and Behaviour as per Sowa Rigpa. Can Explain and demonstrate Sorig Yoga and mindfulness both theoretically and Practically.
  • Can Explain and demonstrate Sorig Massage both theoretically and practically. Can Explain and Demonstrate Herbal Bath process and its benefits.
  • Identify Herbal plants and its usage practically and hands on training. Can Explain and demonstrate First Aid. Discuss the roles and responsibilities of the therapist and 
        customer care.
  • Identify health issues related to poor hygiene and sanitation practices. And discuss the importance of good personal hygiene. Apply outstanding customer service techniques to generate return business. Discuss and Explain Infection Control in General. Identify and explain the wheels of life in detail. 


In addition, after the completion of the course, all individuals are required to attend 2 weeks of Basic Entrepreneurship Course (BEC). 

For more information, please contact Ms. Namgay Wangmo, or call at 02- 339352. 








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