e-Shram portal

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  • December 29, 2021
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e-Shram portal

Part of: Prelims and GS II – Policies and interventions 

Context The Centre’s e-Shram portal crossed the 15-crore mark recently.

  • Uttar Pradesh sees the highest number of enrolments at 31.6 lakh.

e-Shram portal 

  • It is a portal through which the government aims to register 38 crore unorganised workers, such as construction labourers, migrant workforce, street vendors and domestic workers, among others. 
  • Ministry: Ministry of Labour & Employment
  • The workers will be issued an e-Shram card containing a 12-digit unique number, which, going ahead, will help in including them in social security schemes.
  • Registration at E-shram will facilitate unorganized workers to get the benefits of various social security and employment-based schemes

Place in news: Latakia port

  • An Israeli air strike hit Syria’s Latakia port
  • Since the outbreak of Syria’s civil war in 2011, Israel has routinely carried out air strikes on its strife-torn neighbour

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