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e-Shram Card: How to Enroll, Benefits, Payments, and All Details in 2024 (April 22)

Everything You Need to Know about e-Shram Card in 2024: All dissected here in simple steps

e-Shram Card is a digital card launched by the Government of India as part of the e-Shram portal, which is an online database of unorganized sector workers. The card is aimed at providing a unique digital identity to unorganized sector workers in India, including migrant workers, street vendors, construction workers, and others who work in informal sectors and may not have access to formal identification documents.  

In this initiative, individuals working in the unregulated field are encouraged to acquire a Shramik card or e-Shram card. This card offers numerous benefits to laborers and workers in unregulated sectors, such as a pension after turning 60, coverage for death insurance, financial aid in case of disability, and additional support.

The main motive of this card is to give unorganized workers access to all the new government schemes and facilities through the e-Shram portal, lets know everything in this guide:

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What is e-Shram Card? 

This card will contain information such as the worker’s name, age, gender, mobile number, social category, occupation, and skills. This will help in providing better social security benefits and welfare schemes to the workers. The card will also help employers and government agencies to verify the identity and credentials of workers, making it easier to provide them with various benefits and entitlements. 

It can be downloaded from the e-Shram portal, and workers can register themselves online by providing their basic details such as their Aadhaar number, mobile number, and bank account details. The portal will also provide various services and benefits to workers such as access to health and life insurance, pension schemes, skill training, and other welfare measures. 

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This centralized government card is expected to benefit millions of workers in the unorganized sector who have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and face various challenges such as low wages, lack of job security, and limited access to social security benefits. The card aims to provide a digital identity to these workers and help them access various government schemes and welfare measures. 

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Details 

Scheme name e-Shram Card 
Launched by Ministry of Labor and Employment 
Start date August 2021 
Beneficiaries Unorganised sector workers 
Pension benefits ₹3,000 per month 
Insurance benefits Death insurance of ₹2 lakh
₹1 lakh for partial handicap 
Age limits 16-69 years old
Official website https://eshram.gov.in/  
Helpline number 14434 

What is the Unorganised Sector? 

The unorganized sector indicates the establishments or units engaged in selling services, goods, or production and employing less than ten workers. These are the units not covered under the ESIC and EPFO.  If any workers are working in the unorganized sector are considered unorganized workers. A person who is not a member of ESIC or EPFO and is a home-based worker or self-employed worker is also called an unorganized worker. 

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Benefits 

The unorganized worker will become benefited via this card will get the following benefits: 

  • A pension of Rs.3,000 per month after attaining 60 years. 
  • Death insurance of Rs.2,00,000 and financial aid of Rs.1,00,000 in the case of partial handicap of a worker. 
  • If a beneficiary (worker in an unorganized sector with an e-Shram card) dies due to a mishap, the spouse will get all the benefits. 
  • Beneficiaries will receive a 12-digit UAN number valid throughout India. 

Eligibility for e-Shram Card 

  • Any unorganized worker or any person working in the unorganized sector. 
  • Workers should be aged between 16-59 years. 
  • Workers should have a valid mobile number linked to their Aadhaar card. 

e-Shram Card Registration: How to Apply Online? 

The application for the e-Shram card can be made through the CSC through the e-Shram portal. The eligible persons can able to visit the nearest CSC centre and apply for the e-Shram card. They can locate the nearest CSC centre on the e-Shram Portal by entering the state and district for applying for the e-Shram card.  

The process of filing the application for obtaining the e-Shram card online is as follows: 

  • Visit the e-Shram portal (Self-registration page)
  • Enter the Aadhaar-linked mobile number and the captcha code and click on the ‘Send OTP’ button. 
  • An OTP will be sent to the mobile number. Enter the OTP and click on the ‘Validate’ button.  
  • Confirm the personal details that appear on the screen. 
  • Enter the required details, such as an address, educational qualifications, etc. 
  • Select the skill name, the nature of the business, and the type of work. 
  • Enter the bank details and select the self-declaration. 
  • Click on the ‘Preview’ option to verify the details entered and click on the ‘Submit’ button. 
  • An OTP will be sent to the mobile number. Enter the OTP and click on the ‘Verify’ button.  
  • The e-Shram card is generated and displayed on the screen. 
  • The e-Shram card can also be downloaded by clicking on the download option. 

Required Documents 

  • Aadhaar card. 
  • The mobile number is linked with an Aadhaar card. 
  • Bank account. 

How to Download an e-Shram Card? 

After filing the application to obtain the e-Shram card, follow the below process to download the e-Shram card: 

  • Visit the e-Shram portal.  
  • Click on the ‘Already Registered’ tab and select the ‘Update/download UAN card’ option. 
  • Enter the UAN number, date of birth, and captcha code and click on the ‘Generate OTP’ button. 
  • Enter the OTP received on the mobile number and click on the ‘Validate’ button. 
  • Confirm the personal details that appear on the screen. 
  • Click on the ‘Preview’ option to verify the details entered, and click on the ‘Submit’ button. 
  • An OTP will be sent to the mobile number. Enter the OTP and click on the ‘Verify’ button.  
  • The e-Shram card is generated and displayed on the screen. 
  • The e-Shram card can also be downloaded by clicking on the download option. 

How to Check Payment in e-Shram Card: 

  • Visit the e-Shram portal
  • Click on the ‘E-Aadhaar Card Beneficiary Status Check’ link. 
  • Enter the e-Shram card number, UAN number, or Aadhar Card, and click on the ‘Submit’ button. 
  • You can see the e-Shram payment status. 

e-Shram Card Helpline Number 

e-Shram card helpline toll-free number (From Monday to Sunday) – 14434  

e-Shram email ID – [email protected]  

Who can apply for an e-Shram card? 

Any person working in an unorganised sector (unorganised worker) aged between 16-59 years can apply for an e-Shram card. However, such a worker must have a valid mobile number linked with an Aadhaar card. 

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Do we get monthly money in an e-Shram card? 

Yes, the unorganized workers having an e-Shram card will get a pension amount every month. The workers will get a pension of ₹3,000 every month after attaining 60 years and have immediate access to other government schemes. 

How much money will the e-Shram cardholder get? 

The workers having an e-Shram card will get a pension amount every month. The workers will get a pension of Rs.3,000 every month after attaining 60 years. They will also get death insurance of Rs.2 lakh and financial aid of Rs.1 lakh in the case of partial handicap. 

How do I download an already registered e-Shram card? 

If you want to  download the e-Shram card after registration then you have to follow the steps: 

  • Visit the e-Shram portal.  
  • Click on the ‘Already Registered’ tab and select the ‘Update/download UAN card’ option. 
  • Enter the UAN number, date of birth, and captcha code and click on the ‘Generate OTP’ button. 
  • Enter the OTP received on the mobile number and click on the ‘Validate’ button. 
  • Confirm the personal details that appear on the screen. 
  • Click on the ‘Preview’ option to verify the details entered and click on the ‘Submit’ button. 
  • An OTP will be sent to the mobile number. Enter the OTP and click on the ‘Verify’ button.  
  • The e-Shram card is generated and displayed on the screen. 
  • The e-Shram card can also be downloaded by clicking on the download option. 

Here are some common FAQs answered:

  1. <strong>What is the benefit of the e-shram card?</strong>

    The e-Shram card provides a range of benefits to labourers and workers in the unorganized sectors, including but not limited to pension after 60 years of age, death insurance, financial assistance in case of incapacity, and more.

  2. <strong>Do we get monthly money in an e-Shram card?</strong> 

    Yes, the unorganized workers having an e-Shram card will get a pension amount every month. The workers will get a pension of ₹3,000 every month after attaining 60 years and have immediate access to other government schemes. 

  3. <strong>Is the e-Shram Card valid across all states in India?</strong>

    Yes, the e-Shram Card is a national-level initiative and is valid across all states and union territories in India, providing uniform benefits to eligible unorganized sector workers nationwide.

  4. <strong>Are there any helpline numbers or support services available for e-Shram Card applicants?</strong>

    Yes, the e-Shram portal provides helpline numbers and support services for e-Shram Card applicants to address any queries or issues related to the application process, status check, or other assistance.

  5. <strong>How can I check the status of my e-Shram Card application?</strong>

    Workers can check the status of their e-Shram Card application online through the e-Shram portal by entering their application reference number or Aadhaar number. They can also visit CSCs for assistance in tracking their application status.

  6. <strong>Where can I get more information or assistance regarding the e-Shram Card?</strong>

    Workers can visit the official e-Shram portal (eshram.gov.in) for more information about the e-Shram Card, including FAQs, user guides, and contact details for assistance. They can also reach out to designated help centers or contact the helpline provided on the portal for assistance with their queries.

  7. <strong>What are the benefits of having an e-Shram Card?</strong>

    The e-Shram Card provides several benefits, including access to social security schemes, government welfare programs, insurance coverage, and other benefits aimed at improving the livelihood of unorganized sector workers.

  8. <strong>Can I update my information on the e-Shram Card after enrollment?</strong>

    Yes, workers can update their information on the e-Shram Card, such as changes in address, bank account details, or other personal information, through the e-Shram portal or CSCs.

  9. <strong>How can I apply for an e-Shram Card?</strong>

    You can apply for an e-Shram card through the official e-Shram portal (eshram.gov.in). You need to register using your Aadhaar number, mobile number linked to Aadhaar, and bank account details.

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