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.

The Basic Entrepreneurship Course for Domestic Human Resource Service (DHRS) Group and Unemployed Youth  at Start-Up Center, Changzamtok

The Basic Entrepreneurship Course (BEC) on New Business Creation (NBC) for Domestic Human Resource Service Group and Unemployed Youth was conducted from 17th to 31st January, 2023 by the Department of Employment and  Entrepreneurship (DoEE), Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment (MoICE) at Start-Up center, Thimphu. 

There were 19 contestants in total, including 8 men and 11 women. Participants include a diverse collection of young people without jobs, housewives, and single mothers. 

During 2 weeks program, participants were taught how to generate sustainable business ideas, match projects with people, develop a basic business plan that includes a marketing plan, financial plan and organizational plan. During the final day, all the participants were given an opportunity to pitch their business ideas in front of a panel of judges. 

The closing ceremony was graced by Officiating Director General, of the Department of Employment and  Entrepreneurship (DoEE), the panel of Judges (Lhakpa from Loden Foundation, Yeshey Samdrup from iHUB, Rohit from One Click Shop, Tashi Tenzin from EPD, MoICE), along with the two facilitators. 

The following top 4 business ideas were given a cash prize of Nu.50,000 each during the closing ceremony out of a total of 6 business ideas. 

  1. Rock’s Delicious Cuisine
  2. Vibe Bhutan
  3. The Jewellery Solutions
  4. Zhimbay Guram