Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicUnorganised sector

Topic: Unorganised sector

Many unorganised workers’ accounts not Aadhar-linked, e-SHRAM shows, may not be getting subsidies

Of the 5.29 crore informal sector workers registered on e-SHRAM portal so far, the bank accounts of 74.78% aren’t linked to Aadhaar.

E-shram portal for unorganised sector to be linked to 3 welfare schemes by year-end

Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana will be linked to e-Shram in next fortnight. PM Shram Yogi Maandhan and PM Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana will follow.

3 cr on unorganised workers’ database, 48% women, 55% don’t have Aadhaar-linked accounts

The data also shows that of the approximately 3 crore workers who have registered, 55.77% do not have bank accounts linked to Aadhaar.

Database for unorganised workers expected to take off this month, after several missed deadlines

On 29 June, the Supreme Court had fixed 31 July as the deadline for the Centre to make the portal operational. The database’s dry run and security audit is underway now.

Labour codes will miss July date as states aren’t ready, govt target now 1 Oct: Gangwar

New Delhi: The implementation of the Narendra Modi government’s four labour codes is being delayed due to the tardiness on the part of the...

India’s informal workers need more than Modi govt’s labour code to get social security

Expecting India's low-paid, unorganised workforce to be part of a fully contributed social sector architecture is unrealistic, writes IAS officer serving in Bihar.

Under new labour code, an Uber driver can be both gig and platform worker. It’s a problem

It is a great initiative by the Modi govt, but there are issues of overlapping definitions & how to make registration accessible to as many workers as possible.

Modi govt’s latest outreach for migrant workers — Shramik Setu portal and app

The portal, which will also have an app version, will help unorganised workers get details of different welfare schemes and can apply online to avail of the benefits. 

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.