Ministry of Labor and Employment, Government of India has started the registration process for the e-shram card on the official website, register.eshram.gov.in. This initiative was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the idea of providing financial security and registering people working in the unorganized sector. All those who meet the basic eligibility criteria can register for the e-shram card and take advantage of the benefits.
From now on at least 17 million rupees workers have joined the portal and outside of it 61% of people are in the 18-40 age group. The state with the highest records is Uttar Pradesh. In UP, around 6 million rupees have applied for e-Shram. Apart from this, the maximum number of registrations has been made by the OBC category followed by General and SC / ST. The largest number of searches have been made by citizens of Uttar Pradesh, followed by West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha and other states.
What is the e-Shram card?
This is a government initiative. Indian workers can apply for this e-Shram card and on this basis take advantage of the benefits and seek employment.
The e-Shram card has many benefits for registrants. Some of the main benefits offered to beneficiaries are mentioned in the space below:
- Provide pension services to people after a certain age.
- Accidental life insurance of Rs 2 lakhs
- Concession and financial aid for medical treatment.
- Funds for those willing to build their own house.
- Financial assistance for the education of children and to improve their skills.
- Financial assistance to an employee on sabbatical leave
Who is eligible for e-Shram?
The basic eligibility to register is to be an Indian citizen and have a permanent resident of any particular state or UT. Along with this, the beneficiary must be in the age limit of 18 years to 59 years as of December 21, 2005. Only those who are working as day laborers are eligible to apply for this scheme.
How to apply for the e-Shram card
The following steps would be really helpful to register for the e-shram card:
Step 1: Visit the official website of e-shram, register.eshram.gov.in
Step 2: On the home page, enter Adhaar card number, captcha code and choose if candidate is EPFO and ESIC member, and click get OTP.
Step 3: Next, enter the details in the request form and upload the relevant documents in the upload section.
Stage 4: Finally, review the details on the e-shram request form one last time and submit it.
Documents required to complete the e-shram application form:
Candidates who wish to complete the e-shram card application form must provide the following set of documents:
- Electricity bill
- Aadhar card
- Mobile number linked to Aadhar number
- Ration card
This scheme was implemented in the context of the Migrant Crisis 2020. This portal will act as a registry of approximately 398-400 million unorganized workers and will take appropriate measures to ensure financial security, social leverage and media coverage. life. Rather, analysts have criticized the portal for coming online nearly four decades after the passage of the Unorganized Workers Social Security Act in 2008, and after repeated reactions from the Supreme Court of India. For the moment, however, it caters for the basic needs of all daily wage workers working in the unorganized sector throughout the country.
What is the last date to register?
So far, the government has yet to announce the latest date for the registration. The process began on August 26, 2021. It must be requested soon so as not to miss the last date.
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