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.

Nehru-Wangchuck Scholarship 2023 intake

The Skills Development Division (SDD), Department of Workforce Planning and Skills Development (DWPSD), Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) is pleased to announce the Nehru-Wangchuck Scholarship for the Non-Civil Service Sector. The scholarship details are provided below:

  • No of Slots: Three
  • Fields of study
SN Field of Study Target Group Degree requirement Sector
1 Master in Professional Accounting Individual working in accountancy, finance, banking, teaching, and other relevant field B. Com (Accounting/Finance, BBA (Accounting/Finance Cross Sectorial
2 Master in Human Resource Management HR Officer; subject teacher/lecturer Any Bachelor Degree Cross Sectorial
3 Master in Media and Communication Journalist; media officers; subject teacher/lecturer Any Bachelor Degree Cross Sectorial


Specific Criteria include

  • Should have a bachelor’s degree in the relevant field of study
  • Should have a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience with the nominating agency. However, as per HRD Rules and Regulation for the Non-Civil Service Sector, the minimum work experience required for a subject lecturer is one year. 

 Benefits of Scholarship

The successful candidates shall receive the following benefits during training:

  • Monthly Stipend: Nu. 50,000;
  • Book allowance (annually): Nu. 12,500;
  • One time establishment allowance: Nu. 10,000;
  • Thesis/Research Grant of Nu. 63,000 on actual submission of receipts (eligible only if the course is research-based);
  • Airfare (one time to & fro);
  • Coverage of health insurance; and
  • Tuition Fees and other admission related costs.

Required Documents:

Interested and eligible candidates from Non-Civil Service Sector may submit your application in person to the SDD, DWPSD or through email at latest by 10th January 2023.


  • Three candidates against each field will be shortlisted based on merit (as per HRD Rules and Regulation for Non-Civil Service Sector). The shortlisted candidates will be announced tentatively on the MoLHR website on 17th January 2023 (tentatively).

Selection Interview and Interview Result

  • The selection interview will be held tentatively on 30th January 2023 and interview results will be declared on 30th January 2023.
  • All of the shortlisted candidates will have to make a 10 minutes presentation on the selected topic during the selection interview (topic for presentation will be shared with shortlisted candidates on the day of the interview)
  • Only the three best candidates based on performance during the selection interview shall be selected against each field.

Note:  Selected candidates must seek admission in reputed Universities in India which are recognized by accreditation bodies in India or International Accreditation Councils within a given time period from the interview result announcement date. The RCSC shall facilitate in providing ‘Recommendation/Scholarship support letter if required by the candidate while processing the admission. However, if a candidate fails to secure admission within the given time, the scholarship shall be offered to the standby candidate.

For further information kindly contact Tandin Gyeltshen, SDD, DWPSD at 330419 or mail at