The Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Kulgam, Riyaz Ahmad Sofi today convened a meeting of DLIC members and reviewed the progress of registration of unorganized workers on the e-SHRAM portal.The ADDC emphasized on the need to expedite registration of unorganized workers on the e-SHRAM portal. He directed concerned officials to disseminate the benefits of registration among unorganised workers so that they are benefitted of the scheme.During the meeting, it was informed that under this scheme un-organized workers like migrant workforce, construction labourers, domestic workers, milkmen, migrant workers, auto-rickshaw/truck drivers, fishermen, agriculture workers, Asha workers, Aganwadi wokers, MGNREGA, Mid-day meal workers, Street Vendors, Platform workers etc have to be registered so that they can derive benefit of this scheme.
It was also informed that the registrations for the scheme are free of cost and the workers do not have to pay any registration fees. After registering he or she will get accident insurance cover including Permanent disability of Rs 2 Lakh and Rs. 1 Lakh for partial disability.During the meeting it was informed that so far more than 17,000 unorganized workers have been registered in the district.The meeting stressed to ensure 100 percent registrations of unorganized workers within the set timeframe.The meeting was attended by Additional Development Commissioner, Showkat Ahmad Rather, CMO, ALC and other members.