More Than 10 Crore Unorganized Workers Registered On E-shram Portal In Less Than 100 Days
New Delhi, Dec 2 (TNA) Accelerating to record registrations the E-shram portal, the National Database of Unorganized Workers (UWs) which was launched on 26th August 2021 on Wednesday crossed the mark of ten crores.
Acknowledging the accomplishment as a journey of “Sankalp Se Siddhi”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his tweet message said that the strength of crores of workers and labourers of the country is becoming the cornerstone of New India today.
Ministry of Labour & Employment launched the eSHRAM portal (www.eshram.gov.in) for creating a National Database of Unorganized Workers (UWs) including construction workers, migrant workers, gig workers and platform workers, street vendors, domestic workers, agriculture workers, etc on August 26 this year.
eSHRAM portal seeded with Aadhar is being used to deliver all the social security benefits of the Central and State Governments for the unorganized workers. All eligible registered workers on eSHRAM portal gets an Accidental Insurance cover of 2 Lacs under PMSBY from the date of issue of policy.
State Governments have also been on boarded over 17,337 State Seva Kendras with e-SHRAM portal to extend the outreach of the registration facility. The worker have also facility to self register through visiting on the eSHRAM Portal.Today,around 81 % registration is being done by CSC & SSKs and remaining 19 % through self registration.