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DC Reasi reviews progress of registration of unorganised workers on e-SHRAM Portal

REASI, OCTOBER 29: Deputy Commissioner Reasi Charandeep Singh convened a meeting to review the progress of the registration of unrecognised sector workers on e-SHRAM portal.

It was informed that the Ministry of Labour & Employment has developed e-SHRAM Portal (www.eShram.gov.in) for registration of construction and other workers with Aadhaar seeding and details about occupation, education, skill types, and family details for the optimum realisation of their employability.

The DC emphasised that in the future, all Social Security Benefits to the unrecognised workers would be delivered through the portal even in emergency times like the COVID pandemic.

The DC informed that the Aadhaar number, mobile number (Aadhaar Card), bank account with IFSC Code of the applicant are required for registration. "After registering, he or she will get accident insurance cover including Permanent disability of Rs 2 Lakh and Rs. 1 Lakh for partial disability."

He further informed that any worker who has been working in an unrecognised sector aged between 16-59years would be eligible to register on the e-SHRAM Portal.

Charandeep Singh directed the concerned to facilitate Pithu Walas, Palki Walas, and Self Help Group members to apply for registration.

Highlighting the benefits of registration, Assistant Labour Commissioner Roopali Gandotra said that e-SHRAM Portal would be a recognised database of unrecognised workers seeded with Aadhaar.

ADDC Jyoti Salathia, PO ICDS Renu Kumari, ACD Anirudh Rai, CEO Municipal Committee Katra Preeti Sharma, CMO Rajeev Sharma, CEO Mohammad Aziz, besides other district officers were also present on occasion.