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.

Advance Bird watching expedition course in Nature Guide-Birding

A total of 19 tour guides are taking part in a 35 days advance training in Bird watching expedition commenced on 15th December 2022. The training in collaboration with the Department of Tourism is being conducted by Ugyen Wangchuck Institute of Conservation and Environment Research, Department of Forests and Park Services funded under Skills Development Program (SDP) of the Ministry of Labor and Human Resources.

The course is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and attitudes of an individual to become a competent bird guide in accordance with tourism and forestry standards. Upon successful completion of this course, the graduates will be able to work in government, corporate and private organizations where they can provide services like carrying out; 

  • Advanced bird watching expedition planning
  • Advanced bird watching expedition
  • Post advanced bird watching expedition activities

The SDP is, to impart relevant and quality skills training geared towards enhancing skills and competencies of beneficiaries; Provide diverse and easy access to skills training, to promote economic activities and entrepreneurship in the immediate time; and to address aspiration and potential of the target group to tap current and emerging economic opportunities.