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Updated on: Sunday, December 26, 2021, 09:59 AM IST

Over 14 cr informal workers registered on e-Shram portal: Minister Bhupender Yadav

The e-Shram portal seeded with Aadhaar will be used to

The e-Shram portal seeded with Aadhaar will be used to "deliver all the social security benefits of the central and state governments for the unorganized workers, an official statement said. / Representative Image | Photo: ANI

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Union Minister for Labour and Employment Bhupender Yadav said on Saturday that over 14 crore people have got registered on e-Shram portal.

"In just about 4 months, 14 crore crossed...Kudos to all those who made it possible," Yadav said in a tweet.

According to the minister, 14,02,92,825 e-Shram cards have been issued. This is nearly one-third of the total workforce in informal sector in India.

On August 26, 2021, the government launched the e-Shram portal (www.eshram.gov.in) for creating a national database of unorganised workers. It includes construction workers, migrant workers, gig workers and platform workers, street vendors, domestic workers, agriculture workers, etc.

According to an official statement released earlier this month, e-Shram portal seeded with Aadhaar will be used to "deliver all the social security benefits of the central and state governments for the unorganised workers."

(With inputs from ANI)

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Published on: Sunday, December 26, 2021, 09:59 AM IST
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