Srinagar: The District Administration Srinagar on Monday organized a special camp for awareness and registration of unorganized workers on e-SHRAM Portal at Jinab Sahib, Soura, here.
The camp was organized on the directions of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad by the office of Assistant Labour Commissioner in collaboration with the Fisheries Department.
During the camp, scores of workers particularly Fishermen interacted with the Assistant Labour Commissioner (ALC), Arshid Ahmad Bhat and enquired about the process and benefits of getting registered.
On the occasion, the ALC provided detailed information to unorganised workers particularly Fishermen about the benefits of registering them on e-SHRAM Portal.
The ALC said that special camps are being organised for the purpose through the Common Service Centres (CSC) across the district. He said Registration on the e-SHRAM portal requires Aadhaar details, bank account number linked with Aadhar card and age limit of 18 to 59 years.
He further informed the participants that it is the first-ever National Database of Unorganised Workers (NDUW) created by Ministry of Labour and Employment to register the unorganized workers including migrant workers, construction workers, domestic help, ASHA and Anganwadi workers, Street vendors, Rickshaw pullers, Farmers, Agricultural labourers, Animal husbandry workers, Barbers, Weavers, Carpenters, Brick kiln, Quarry workers, Saw mill workers, Vegetable and Fruit vendors, Newspapers vendors, Auto drivers, Sericulture workers, housemaids and other such workers to get benefits of the Government schemes.
On the occasion, the ALC informed that till date more than 14000 unorganized workers have been registered in Srinagar District and further registrations are going on.