Linkage of e-Shram portal with the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana

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Discussions are going on to link the e-Shram portal with the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana.

The government is working on a mechanism to process accident insurance claims by unorganised workers registered on the e-shram portal, which has seen over 27 crore registrations so far.

  • In the Budget Speech 2022-2023, the Finance Minister had announced the linking of four portals - National Career Service, e-Shram, Udyami (for those interested in starting MSMEs) and Aseem (Atmanirbhar Skilled Employer Employer Mapping).

  • The inter-linking of the NCS and e-Shram portals had been completed recently.

  • So far more than 26,000 e-shram beneficiaries have registered on NCS and are benefiting from this linkage.

  • About e-Shram portal-

  • The Ministry of Labor and Employment has developed an eSHRAM portal to create a national database of unorganised workers.

  • It was launched in 2021.

  • Its aim is to welfare of workers in the unorganised sector who are not members of the EPFO or ESIC.

  • Registered members will be eligible for a range of benefits after signing up for Shramik Yojana and getting the e-Shram Card.

  • This will allow workers to receive Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) through e-Shramik Unique ID Number.

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