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.

Basic Entrepreneurship Course for SDP graduates at National Institute of Zorig Chusum

Basic Entrepreneurship Course (BEC) ) on New Business Creation (NBC) for Skills Development Program  graduates at National Institute of Zorig Chusum, Kawajangsa under Thimphu district has been organized by the Entrepreneurship and Promotion Division (EPD) under the Department of Employment and  Entrepreneurship(DoEE), Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR). The program was  conducted from 10th to 24th October, 2022 at National Institute of Zorig Chusum, Thimphu Dzongkhag to  build entrepreneurial competencies among the participants. 

There were 16 participants, all women, with various education backgrounds comprising of 10 class twelve  graduates, 1 class ten graduates and 5 participants who haven’t been educated at all. Five business ideas were prepared and presented by the participants during the program in groups of five. The business ideas  are as follow: 

  1. Fun Recreation Room 
  2. Multi-Tidy Shine 
  3. Black Box Theatre 
  4. Lungdar Production House 
  5. NorYanDe 

After vigorously training the participant on how to pursue entrepreneurship as a career choices and assisting  them in writing business plan that can be submitted to financial institutions to obtain funding in the near  future, they were well equipped with basic entrepreneurial knowledge. Business idea pitching was  conducted with a panel of three judges considering fair evaluation based on ten judging criteria. The  Entrepreneurship Promotion Division (EDP) under the Department of Employment and Entrepreneurship,  Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) as a part of CSI Flagship program, conducted the  Basic Entrepreneurship Course (BEC) for 15 days to the Skills Development Program (SDP) graduates of  Tailoring and Black Box Theatre. The closing ceremony of the program officially ended on 22nd October,  2022.

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