Business Desk, Press24 News, New Delhi
Published by: Dimple Aladhi
Updated Thu, 26 Aug 2021 11:34 AM IST
The government will today launch a portal called e-Shram Portal for the workers of the organized sectors. The government will also issue national toll free number 14434 along with the e-shram portal.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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From laborers to street vendors will benefit
Union Labor Minister Bhupinder Yadav had said that this would be a national database of ‘our nation builders, our labor yogis’. The government aims to take its social security schemes to the masses. For this, a national database of 38 crore workers of the unorganized sector i.e. e-shram portal is being launched. In this database, workers, migrant laborers, street vendors, domestic workers, construction workers, gig and platform workers, agricultural laborers and other workers in the unorganized sector will be able to register.
workers will have to register
The workers will have to register themselves after the launch of the database. They have to give complete details like their name, profession, address, type of profession, educational qualification, skill, and family details etc. Migrant laborers can register at their nearest Common Service Center (CSC). Those laborers who do not have phones or who do not know how to read/write can register themselves by visiting CSC centres. A registration card will be generated for the unique account number of the worker, which has been named as E Shram Card. The database of unorganized and migrant workers will be linked with Aadhaar.
National toll free number will also be released
Along with this, the government will also issue a national toll free number for the convenience of crores of workers of the country working in the unorganized sectors. Workers will be able to get the necessary information for registration on the portal by calling this number. They will also have to provide Aadhaar number and bank account details for registration on the e-shram portal.
This number is-14434
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