About BMET


Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training (BMET) was established in the year 1976 by the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh as an attached department of the then Ministry of Manpower Development and Social Welfare with specific purpose of meeting the manpower requirement of the country and for export of manpower as well. BMET is engaged for over all planning and implementation of the strategies for proper utilisation of manpower of the country.
Presently BMET is under administrative control of Ministry of Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment

  • Functions of BMET
  • Processing foreign demands for recruitment of Bangladeshi workers
  • Controlling and regulating emigration clearance for recruited workers for overseas employment
  • Regulating private Recruiting Agents who recruit Bangladeshi workers for foreign employers
  • Implementation of self-employment programmes
  • Collecting and disseminating labour market information
  • Looking after the welfare of Bangladeshi workers abroad
  • Registration of unemployed persons and referral to the vacancy positions
  • Providing institution-based vocational and technical training in different employable trades
  • Planning and implementation of development programmes to conduct training activities
  • Conducting informal, formal and special training course
  • Coordinating Apprenticeship training
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