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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