Q. “eShram portal” is often seen in news is related to?

[A] Sustainable development

[B] Solar Energy

[C] Unorganized workers

[D] Highway tolls

Answer: C

Explanation: The Government has been working on improving life and dignity of labour force of the country by protecting and safeguarding the interest of workers, promoting their welfare and providing social security both in organised and unorganised sectors.

  • Accordingly, the Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE) has developed eShram portal for creating a national database of unorganised workers, which is verified with Aadhaar.
  • It captures details of workers like name, occupation, address, occupation type, educational qualification, and skill types etc., for the optimum realization of their employability and extends the benefits of the social security schemes to them.
  • It is the first-ever national database of unorganised workers, including migrant workers, construction workers, gig and platform workers, etc. Currently, e-Shram portal has been linked to NCS portal and ASEEM portal for seamless facilitation of services.

Source: Economic Survey 2023