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Only 216 employed so far under the Build Bhutan Project


Aug 8, 2020

Since the launch of the Build Bhutan Project on July 1 this year, only 216 registered applicants have been employed through direct engagement in different construction sectors, and almost 140 applicants were sent off to different institutes for skilling.

Speaking to BBS, the labour minister shared the lack of employment skills and employers’ demand for skilled workers are some of the major challenges faced by the project.

Only 216 employed so far under the Build Bhutan Project

Since the launch of the Build Bhutan Project on July 1 this year, only 216 registered applicants have been employed through direct engagement in different construction sectors, and around 140 applicants were enrolled in different institutes for skilling.Speaking to BBS, the labour minister shared that lack of employment skills and employers' demand for skilled workers are some of the major challenges faced by the project.

Posted by BBS on Saturday, August 8, 2020

 

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