Registration Of Unorganized Workers Picks Pace, More Than A Crore Registered On e-shram Portal
New Delhi, Sep 20 (TNA) The drive to facilitate registration of unorganized workers on e-shram portal has received huge attention since its launch on August 26th. In almost 24 days, more than 1 crore (or 10 million) workers have registered at the portal. As of Sunday, an official informed,1,03,12,095 workers have registered in the portal.
Of these around 43% of the beneficiaries are female and 57% are male. In a first ever concentrate step towards generating a comprehensive database of the unorganized 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 on August 26. As per the latest data, the states of Bihar, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal are at the forefront of this initiative with the highest number of registrations.
Around 48% of these registered workers are in the age group of 25-40 years, followed by around 21% registration in the age group of 40-50 years, 19% registration in the age group of 16-25 years and 12% registration in the age group of 50 years and above.