In order to provide financial security to the workers of the unorganized sector and to provide them with the same benefits as the workers of the organized sector, the government had launched the e-shram portal in August 2021 this year. The purpose of the government is to collect information about the workers of the unorganized sector in the country through this portal and to reach them the benefits of all government schemes. For this, e-shram cards are being given to the workers. By showing which workers can easily get employment opportunities from government schemes.
Benefits of E Shram Card 2022
- Workers joining the portal get insurance up to Rs 2 lakh under PM Suraksha Bima Yojana.
- Under this, two lakh grant money is available in case of accidental death or permanent disablement.
- Under this, a grant amount of one lakh rupees is given for partially disabled in an accident.
- A variety of Social Security benefits are also available.
- It is easy to get help from the central and state governments in case of disaster or epidemic.
What is e-shram card
E-Shram Card is a special card issued by the government to the workers, which proves that the worker is a worker in the unorganized sector and all the documents of which have been verified on the E-Shram portal. That is, now the workers will not have to run much to get their benefits. All the benefits available to the workers of the unorganized sector can be availed by showing or depositing it.
With the help of this card, the workers of the unorganized sector get benefits of government schemes, employment opportunities in other parts of the country and economic security in the event of an accident.
In order to provide financial security to the workers of the unorganized sector and to provide them with the same benefits as the workers of the organized sector, the government had launched the e-shram portal in August 2021. The purpose of the government is to collect information about it. Through this portal, the workers of the unorganized sector of the country have to reach the benefits of all government schemes to them. For this, e-shram cards are being given to the workers. By showing which workers can easily get employment opportunities from government schemes.
What are the benefits of e-shram card
It will be easy for the laborers who get e-shram card to get employment anywhere in the country. Due to the data related to them in the database, they will get priority in getting the work.
An accident insurance cover of Rs 2 lakh will be given to the registered employee on the e-shram portal. If an employee registered on the portal becomes a victim of an accident, an amount of Rs 2 lakh will be given in case of death or total disability. On the other hand, if the worker is partially disabled, then he will be entitled to one lakh rupees under this insurance scheme.
With the help of this card, workers of the unorganized sector are given Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan Dhan Yojana, National Pension Scheme for self-employment, Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, Atal Pension Yojana, Public Distribution Scheme. Schemes like Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, National Government’s Social Assistance Scheme, Ayushman Bharat, Health Scheme for Weavers, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana, Prime Minister Employment Generation Scheme will be benefited.
What is the process and conditions of registration For
this card, any person working in the unorganized sector between 16 to 59 years of age can get registered. The registration can be done either by the worker himself or through the e-shram portal https://eshram.gov.in/ by visiting the Common Service Center (CSC). Registration is completely free. Workers will not have to make any payment for registration on the portal or Common Service Centre.
Which documents will be required For
registration on the portal, workers will have to enter information like name, profession, address, educational qualification, skill. As soon as you enter the Aadhar number for registration, all the information of the worker from the database there will automatically be visible on the portal. The person has to fill the rest of the required information. Aadhar number, Aadhaar link mobile number for registration on e-shram portal by worker. Bank Account Requirement If a worker does not have an Aadhaar linked mobile number, he/she can visit the nearest CSC and register through biometric authentication.