E-Shram card registration: Over 1 crore registered on e-shram portal; 68% registration done via CSC - check details
The workers can also visit the Common Service Centres (CSC), State Seva Kendra, Labour Facilitation Centres, selected post offices of the Department of Posts’ Digital Seva Kendras, to register themselves in this portal.
Labour Shramik Card Registration news: More than 1 crore workers have registered on e-shram portal in almost 24 days since its launch. Around 10,312,095 workers have registered in the portal. Of these, around 43 per cent of the beneficiaries are female and 57 per cent male.
For online registrations, individual workers can use E-Shram’s mobile application or the website. The workers can also visit the Common Service Centres (CSC), State Seva Kendra, Labour Facilitation Centres, selected post offices of the Department of Posts’ Digital Seva Kendras, to register themselves in this portal.
After registration at e-Shram Portal, the unorganised workers shall receive a digital e-Shram card and they can update their profiles/ particulars through portal or mobile app. Common Service Centre is playing a crucial role in facilitating registrations, nearly 68 per cent registration done via CSC.
The workers will have an Universal Account Number (on e-Shram Card) that will be acceptable across the country and now they will not be required to register at different places for obtaining social security benefits. If a worker is registered at the e-Shram portal and meets with an accident, he/she will be eligible for Rs 2 lakh on death or permanent disability and Rs 1 lakh on partial disability.
In a first ever concentrate step towards generating a comprehensive database of the unorganised workers from different sectors like construction, apparel manufacturing, fishing, gig and platform work, street vending, domestic work, agriculture and allied, transport sector and so on, the e-shram portal was launched by Union Minister of Labour & Employment, Bhupender Yadav and Minister of State, Rameshwar Teli on 26th August.
An overwhelming proportion of migrant workers are engaged in these sectors of work. As per Economic Survey 2019-20, there are an estimated 38 crore unorganised workers (UW) in the country, which would be targeted to register on this portal. These migrant workers also can now take the benefits of various social security and employment-based schemes through registration at the e-Shram portal.
Bhupender Yadav, Shri Rameswar Teli, Secretary Labour and Employment, Apurva Chandra (Secretary L&E) and the Chief Labour Commissioner (Central) and other regional officers of CLC are interacting with the unorganised workers and leaders of trade union and media, to sensitise them about the features and benefits of the recently launched e-Shram portal for creating a national database of unorganised sector workers. Also, the CLC (C) held five such meetings to bolster the registration exercise and this met with huge success.
Registration of Unorganized Workers picks pace across the country, more than one crore registered on e-shram portal
Of these around 43% of the beneficiaries are female and 57% are male
— PIB India (@PIB_India) September 19, 2021
The largest number of workers registered is from agriculture and construction, given the sheer volume of these two sectors in employment generation in India. Besides, workers from diverse and different occupations like domestic and household workers, apparel sector workers, automobile and transport sector workers, electronics and hard ware workers, capital goods workers, education, healthcare, retail, tourism and hospitality, food industry and many more have registered at this portal.
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It will have details of name, occupation, address, educational qualification, skill types and family details etc. for optimum the realisation of their employability and extend the benefits of the social security schemes to them. It is the first-ever national database of unorganised workers including migrant workers, construction workers, gig and platform workers and others.
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