The government has launched the e-Shram portal on 26th August 2021. The e-Shram portal is a database of unorganized sector workers. e-SHRAM Portal was launched by Pradhan Mantri Narendra Modi. Whereas, the logo of the e-Shram portal has been launched by the Union Minister for Labour and Employment Bhupender Yadav.
Why E-Sharm Card
The Labor and Employment Ministry of India has started the E-SHRAM Portal to track and collect all information and data about laborers and workers of the unorganized sector.
The portal will be used to collect the data of unorganized sector workers through their registration details, and this data will be used to launch new schemes, make new policies, create more job opportunities for the welfare of unorganized sector workers and laborers in the future.
The main aim of an e-Shram portal launched by the government is to register 38 crores, unorganized workers, such as construction laborers, migrant workforce, street vendors, and domestic workers, etc.
How to Get e-Shram UAN
After the successful e-Shram Portal Registration, the workers will be issued an e-Shram card containing a 12 digit unique number, which in the future will help them in including them in various social security schemes.
The Ministry of Labour & Employment will provide the Unique Identification Number (UAN) Card for Who applies for an e-Shram Portal.
e-Shram Card Registration Eligibility
Those who worked in the unorganized sector as workers and laborers are eligible to apply for the e-Shram Portal.
You can check the list of sectors as well as category details from the below-provided information.
- Construction workers
- Migrant workers
- Gig and platform workers
- Street vendors
- Domestic workers
- Agriculture workers
- Other unorganized workers
Also, the milkmen, truck drivers, fishermen, agriculture workers, and similar other workers are to be covered.
e-Shram Card Registration Required Documents
|Documents Required||Aadhar Card, Bank Passbook, Ration card, Electricity Bill, Mobile Number Linked with Aadhar Number|
|Details Needed||Aadhaar number, Aadhaar linked active mobile number, bank account details, age should be between 16-59 years (26-08-1961 to 25-08-2005)|
How To Register for e-Shram Card
Interested candidates can follow the below-mentioned step-by-step procedure to apply online on an e-shram portal self-registration. Candidates can also make self-registration on the e-SHRAM Portal using a mobile number linked with Aadhar Card.
- Visit the official website of E-Shram: register.eshram.gov.in
- You will see the “Self Register” section.
- Enter your Aadhar linked mobile number
- Fill up details and Captcha Code.
- Select the Yes / No option for EPFO and ESIC then send OTP.
- Enter the required details like Aadhaar Number, Aadhaar linked active mobile number, Bank account details.
- Upload all required documents.
- Click on the submit button and take a printout of the application form.
Start Registering Unorganized Sector Workers…— CSCeGov (@CSCegov_) August 29, 2021
Registered unorganized worker to get e-SHRAM card having UAN number, the e-SHRAM card is valid throughout the country.#CSC to register 38 crores, unorganized sector workers, on e-SHRAM.#DigitalIndia #eShram #RuralEmpowerment pic.twitter.com/J1EVWcTOiP
Moreover, candidates who want to apply for E-Shram portal Registration can apply for CSC Seva Kendra.
e-Shram Card Benefits?
After the successful registration on e-shram portal, the workers will be issued an e-SHRAM card with a unique Universal Account Number (UAN). So, they will be able to access the benefits of the various social security schemes through this card.
Many workers are missing the opportunity to get benefits from the scheme because of a lack of awareness.
You can check the benefits of the E-Shram Portal below.
- Financial Support
- Social Security Scheme Benefits
- Bhima Yojana Insurance Cover
- Track Migrant Labourers workforce
- More Job Opportunity
- Premium wave for 1 Year
In brief, the benefits include accidental Insurance Coverage through Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) for a year. Also, Rs 2 lakh for accidental death and permanent disability and Rs 1 lakh for partial disability.
All registered Unorganised Workers will be provided the social security benefits through the e-SHRAM portal. And most importantly, this will help the State and Central Governments in providing assistance to eligible UWs in case of any pandemic or calamities.
Moreover, Union Minister of State Rameswar Teli made an announcement which states- After registering on the e-SHRAM portal, unorganized workers will need not register separately for Govt’s Social Security Schemes. e-SHRAM card containing a 12-digit UAN will be valid throughout the country,”.