15 crore staff registered on e-Shram portal

Almost 15 crore unorganised sector staff have thus far received themselves registered within the e-Shram portal, which the federal government launched 4 months in the past to create a complete database of such staff and facilitate supply of assorted welfare programmes and entitlements meant for them.

Round 14 crore of these registered earn Rs 10,000 and beneath a month, adopted by a bit of over 62 lakh with a month-to-month earnings of Rs 10,001 and Rs 15,000. Of these registered, 61% are within the 18-40 years age bracket.Uttar Pradesh topped the listing amongst all states with 4.15 crore registrations adopted by West Bengal at 2.32 crore, Bihar at 1.44 crore, Odisha at 1.26 crore and Jharkhand at 63 lakh. 

Feminine staff far outstripped their male counterparts comprising 52.7% of the overall registration.Greater than 7.5 crore of these registered are from the agriculture sector, 1.6 crore are from the development sector. Home and family staff are the third within the listing with 1.5 crore registration.

Launching the portal on August 26, the federal government had stated that the entire 38 crore unorganised staff (as per the Financial Survey 2019-20) can be registered on the portal. It didn’t give any timeframe, although.All eligible registered unorganised staff are entitled to get advantage of an unintentional insurance coverage cowl of Rs 2.0 Lakh for a yr freed from value by means of Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY).  

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