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Over 4 cr unorganized workers registered on e-Shram Portal: Union Minister Bhupender Yadav

Union Minister for Labour and Employment Bhupender Yadav has said that more than four crore unorganized workers have registered at e-Shram Portal which is the country’s first National Database on Unorganized Workers.
Over 4 cr unorganized workers registered on e-Shram Portal: Union Minister Bhupender Yadav
Over 4 cr unorganized workers registered on e-Shram Portal: Union Minister Bhupender Yadav

The unorganized workers will be able to get the benefits of government schemes easily. Of the total registered workers, around 50 per cent beneficiaries are female and 49.98 are male.The States like Odisha, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh are at the fore front with highest number of registrations on the e-Shram Portal launched by the Labour Ministry. The largest number of workers registered is from agriculture and construction, given the sheer volume of these two sectors in employment generation in India.This registration would facilitate delivery and accessibility to crucial welfare programmes and various entitlements meant for the workers in the unorganized sector and employment.
For online registrations, individual workers can use E-Shram’s mobile application or the website. They can also visit the Common Service Centers (CSC), State Seva Kendra, Labor Facilitation Centers, selected post offices of the Department of Posts’ Digital SevaKendras, to register themselves on this portal.
After registration at the portal, the unorganized workers will receive a digital e-SHRAM card and they can their profiles through portal or mobile app. If a worker is registered at e-Shram portal and meets with an accident, the person will be eligible for two lakh rupees in case of death or permanent disability and one lakh rupees on partial disability.

Published date : 18 Oct 2021 05:04PM