What is the News? According to the Labour Ministry’s data, more than 4 crores (40 million-plus) workers have registered at the e-Shram portal. Click Here to Read about e-Shram portal Workers Registered on the Portal As per the data, 4.09 crore workers have registered on the portal. Of these around 50.02% of beneficiaries are female… Continue reading More than 4 crore unorganized workers registered at e-Shram Portal, India’s first National Database on Unorganized Workers
Synopsis: India’s challenge of providing social security benefits to unorganized workers can be revamped through initiatives like E-Shram. Contents1 Introduction2 What is e-Shram Portal?3 What are the problems associated with it?4 Why E-Shram portal is vital? Introduction The Ministry of Labour and Employment (MOLE) launched the E-Shram, the web portal for creating a National Database of… Continue reading E-Shram needs some hard work to get going
Synopsis: Unicorns can make some impact and lessen youth unemployment, especially in urban India, but they can’t solve the country’s problem of job scarcity. Introduction In August 2021, India’s unemployment rate stood at 8.32%, worse than July’s rate of 6.96%, but similar to the rates recorded in August 2020 and August 2019, which were at… Continue reading Can unicorns solve the country’s youth unemployment problem?
Source: PIB What is the News? The Minister for Labour and Employment has formally launched the e-Shram portal. About e-Shram portal: e-Shram portal has been developed for creating a National Database of the Unorganized Workers(NDUW). Key Objective: To implement social security schemes for the unorganized workers. Key Features of the Portal: There are no income… Continue reading Government of India launches the e-Shram Portal
Source: Indian Express What is the News? The Minister for Labour and Employment will launch an e-Shram portal. About e-Shram portal: The e-Shram portal is a database of unorganised sector workers. The portal aims to register 38 crore unorganised workers, such as construction labourers, migrant workforce, street vendors and domestic workers among others. After registration,… Continue reading e-Shram portal: A database for unorganised sector workers
Source: The Hindu Relevance: To understand the challenges with the recent labour reforms Synopsis: Government sought to reform the labour by bringing long-pending labour reforms. Despite their positives, there are many challenges associated with the labour reforms. Contents1 Introduction2 Issues with the enactment of the bills:3 Government arguments in support of the bills:4 Challenges with… Continue reading The shaky foundation of Labor Law Reforms
Sources: Livemint, The Indian Express and The Hindu Relevance: This article explains the recent PLFS survey and associated issues Contents1 Synopsis:2 Introduction3 Key findings of the Quarterly Bulletin of PLFS:4 About the significance of the recent PLFS:5 Reason for high jobs during low economic activity:6 Challenges exposed by the PLFS7 Conclusion: Synopsis: The Periodic Labour Force… Continue reading What India’s labour force survey actually says about employment