Labour Shramik Card Registration: Staff to get unintentional COVER of Rs 2 lakh through e-Shram Card; register DIRECTLY at eshram.gov.in
News about the registration of the Labor Shramik Card: The government of India has set up a national database of unorganized workers to ensure the general welfare of crores of unorganized workers in the country. The Modi government has developed an e-SHRAM portal that is sown with their aadhaar cards.
It contains information on name, occupation, address, educational qualification, types of qualification, family details, etc. in order to optimally realize their employability and to extend the benefits of the social security systems to them. It is the first national database of unorganized workers, including migrant workers, construction workers, gig and platform workers, and others.
All registered, unorganized workers receive accident insurance cover for one year through Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY). It will also be helpful for state and central governments to assist eligible UWs in the event of a pandemic / disaster. Registration started on August 26th.
Construction workers, migrant workers, street vendors, domestic workers, milkmen, truck drivers, fishermen, farm workers and similar other workers are recorded in the e-Shram portal. Over 38 million unorganized workers are registered on the eSHRAM portal.
All registered unorganized workers are granted annual accident insurance coverage through PMSBY.
It will also be helpful for state and central government governments to provide assistance to eligible UWs in the event of a pandemic / calamity. # ShramevJayate pic.twitter.com/5YUT9njRYA
– PIB India (@PIB_India) August 26, 2021
On August 26, the Minister of Labor and Employment Bhupender Yadav launched the e-Shram portal and handed it over to the States / UTs in the presence of Rameswar Teli, Minister of State for Labor and Employment and Oil and Gas.
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This system is being created to register 38 million unorganized workers. “Not only will it register them, but it would also be helpful in providing various social security systems implemented by the central and state governments,” said the Minister of Labor.
Registration process for the Labor Shramik Card
1. To register the e-SHRAM portal, log into the official website at eshram.gov.in.
2. Click on the “Register with e-SHRAM” link on the homepage.
3. Enter the mobile phone number associated with Aadhaar and the Captcha code and click on Send OTP.
4. Follow the instructions below to complete the registration process.
Please note that an employee who does not have a cell phone number linked to Aadhaar can visit the nearest CSC and register using biometric authentication.
Workers should have an aadhaar number, a mobile phone number linked to aadhaar, and a bank account number to sign up for the e-SHRAM portal.
Benefits of the Labor Shramik Card
The e-SHRAM card is accepted across the country. Upon registration, the employee is entitled to accident insurance coverage and permanent disability of 2 lakh and Rs 1 lakh for partial disability under PMSBY. In the future, all social benefits for non-organized employees will be provided via this portal. In emergency and national pandemic-like situations, this database can be used to provide the necessary support to the eligible unorganized workers.