Registrations increase regularly on the E-Shram portal, 8.43 Cr registered until November 20 | Local Business News

Registrations increase regularly on the E-Shram portal, 8.43 Cr registered until November 20

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Up to 8.43 crore of unorganized sector workers have registered on the e-Shram portal through November 20 and registrations are increasing steadily, the Labor Ministry said on Sunday.

“According to recent data on the number of registrations of workers in the unorganized sector on the e-Shram portal since it was operational on August 26, 2021, the number of such registrations has continued to increase during 12 weeks, ”the ministry said in a statement. . As of November 20, 2021, more than 12 weeks since the start of registration, 8 43 89 193 workers in the non-unionized sector had registered on the portal.

According to weekly data, the 10th week (November 2-8) saw the maximum increase to 1,156,6985 registrations, followed by the seventh week (October 12–18) to 86 83,881. days (November 17-20), around 57.24.286 registrations were registered, he added.

In the six weeks since October 5, there has been a spike in the registration of workers in the unorganized sector through the Seva Kendras State.

The largest such increase occurred the week before (Nov. 9-16), nearly doubling from 24,842 to 53,970 registrations. As of November 20, the number of such registrations stood at 86,067, he said. Over the past 12 weeks, the states of West Bengal, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have posted the highest average growth rates of over 15% for worker registration on the portal e-Shram, according to the statement.

During the 12th week (November 9-16), registrations were particularly high in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and moderately high in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Punjab, Odisha and Bihar. As of November 20, the top five occupational categories for workers registered on the portal are: agriculture (53.2 per cent, 4 48 76 425 registrations), construction (12.1 per cent, 1 02 58 713), domestic workers and domestic workers. (8.8 percent, 74 22,236), clothing (6.3 percent, 52 89,110) and capital goods and manufacturing (3.3 percent, 27,60,050 records). In addition, two important subcategories of agricultural workers are “farm workers” and “producers of field crops and vegetables” (with nearly 20 lakh of records), he added.

The top five occupational categories of women workers in the unorganized sector are agriculture (2.1 crore), domestic and domestic workers (71 lakh), clothing (46 lakh), construction (23 lakh) and miscellaneous (17 lakh). , 98 lakh).

As a result, the top five occupational categories for men are agriculture (2.3 crore), construction (78 lakh), automotive and transportation (22.1 lakh), capital goods and manufacturing. (18.9 lakh) and miscellaneous (7.7 lakh). Initially, a lower proportion of workers registering on the portal provided details of their bank accounts.

However, that share increased significantly from 47% in the first week to 86.3% in the 12th week, he said. Additionally, worker candidate details were provided by only 38 percent of workers in the first week and 88 percent in the 12th week. Analysis by income group shows that on average 91 percent of total registered workers fall in the monthly income bracket of less than Rs 10,000.

The share of workers in the monthly income bracket of Rs 21,000 and above is only 0.61 percent. Gender-based analysis indicates that in the first six weeks after the portal’s launch, among registered workers, the share of male workers was slightly higher (over 51 percent). However, over the past six weeks, the share of female workers has grown higher than that of men.

As of November 20, of the total registrations, 48.2 percent ( were men and 51.8 percent ( were women. Recording of “others” in terms of genre has been slow, with around 2,095 recordings in total completed as of November 20, he said. The e-Shram portal aims to create a comprehensive national database of unorganized workers (NDUW). The portal seeks to boost the delivery of last mile social protection programs for more than 38 million unorganized workers in the country.


Registrations increase regularly on the E-Shram portal, 8.43 Cr registered until November 20

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