Q. “eShram portal” often seen in news is related to which of the following?

[A] National database on Minimum wages

[B] National database of un-organized workers

[C] National database of Solar energy

[D] National database of Uranium reserves

Answer: B

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

  • Accordingly, 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 realisation of their employability and extends the benefits of the social security schemes to them.

Source: Economic Survey