Union Minister Bhupender Yadav launches new features in eShram Portal

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Union Minister for Labour & Employment and Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav, launched new features in eShram Portal on 24th April.

An overview of the news

  • The new features added in eShram portal will enhance the utility of the portal and facilitate ease of registration for unorganised workers. 

  • The eShram registered workers can now connect with Employment opportunities, Skilling, Apprenticeship, Pension Scheme, Digital Skilling and States’ schemes through eShram portal.

  • The Union Minister also formally launched the Data Sharing Portal (DSP) for sharing of eShram data with the State/ UT Governments. 

What are new features added?

  • Facility to enter details of families of migrant workers has been added in the e-Shram Portal.

  • This facility can help migrant workers migrating with family to get benefits of child education and women centric schemes.

  • In addition, a new feature has been added regarding sharing of data of construction workers registered on Eshram with the concerned Building and Other Construction Workers (BOCW) Welfare Board.

  • It will ensure registration of Ishram construction workers with the concerned BOCW board and ensure access to schemes for them.

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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