Office of the commissioner Labour & Employment has appealed to all the unorganized workers to get enrolled on eSHRAM portal https://eshram.gov.in and avail various social security/welfare schemes of the central Government.
The Ministry of Labour & Employment has launched eSHRAM portal on August 26,2021 for Registration of all types of unorganized workers which include home based workers, cobblers, washer man, Construction Workers, Migrant Workers, Domestic Workers, Anganwadi Workers, Agriculture workers/farmers, Self-employed Workers, Street Vendors, Small Shopkeepers, Asha Workers, Milkmen and similar other sub-group of unorganised sector workers and includes a worker in the organized sector who is not covered by the Industrial Dispute Act, 1947 so as to avail the various Social Security/Welfare Schemes viz life and disability cover, health and maternity benefits, old age protection and other benefits as may be determined by the Central Government for unorganized workers.
It is informed that, under the scheme the unorganized workers registering at the portal will get an accident cover of Rs. 2 lakh for a year cost of which will be borne by the Central Government. All the unorganized workers registering on this portal will be allotted 12 digit universal account number (UAN) and a card that will allow portability of scheme and flow of welfare benefits to these workers. While registering, a worker will need to mandatorily share their Aadhar details. Registration can be done through any of the 4 lakh common service centers (CSC) across India or on a mobile.