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E-SHRAM PORTAL FOR UNORGANIZED WORKERS



  Apr 25, 2024

E-SHRAM PORTAL FOR UNORGANIZED WORKERS



1. What is the eShram portal?

The eShram portal, launched by the Ministry of Labour and Employment in  August 26, 2021, serves as a comprehensive national database for unorganized workers in India. It allows these workers to register themselves across 400 occupations in 30 broad sectors on a self-declaration basis.300 millions are registered by  mid-2024

2. How can unorganized workers register on the eShram portal?

Registration on the eShram portal is fully Aadhaar verified and Aadhaar seeded. Unorganized workers can register themselves using their Aadhaar number, ensuring a secure and authenticated process.

3. What are the key features of the eShram portal?

• Family details capture: Allows migrant workers to add their family details.

• Data sharing with BoCW boards: Facilitates registration of construction workers with Building and other Construction Workers boards.

• Integration with NCS: Workers can use their Universal Account Number (UAN) to register on the National Career Service portal for job opportunities.

• Integration with PM-SYM: Enables registration on the Pradhan Mantri Shram-yogi Maandhan pension scheme using the eShram UAN.

• Integration with Skill India: Offers skill enhancement and apprenticeship opportunities.

• Integration with myScheme portal: Helps workers discover and apply for various government schemes.

4. What are the benefits provided to eShram card holders?

eShram card holders are eligible for:

• Accidental insurance of ₹2 lakh in case of death.
• ₹1 lakh for permanent disability.

These benefits aim to provide financial security to unorganized workers in case of accidents.

5. What is the significance of integrating eShram with other government portals?

Integrating eShram with other government portals like the NCS, PM-SYM, Skill India, and myScheme enhances the utility of the eShram portal by providing unorganized workers with seamless access to job opportunities, pension schemes, skill development, and government welfare schemes, enhancing their social and economic security.

6. How will the integration of eShram with other government ministries’ data benefit unorganized workers?

By merging the data of eShram with other ministries, the government aims to create a convergence mechanism where all relevant information about unorganized workers is available on a single platform. This integration will facilitate better coordination of welfare and social security schemes, thereby maximizing the benefits available to these workers.

These FAQs provide a comprehensive overview of the eShram portal’s functionality and benefits, aiming to enhance the welfare and social security of India’s vast unorganized workforce.
 

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