Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bhupender Yadav
Minister for Labour and Employment, Bhupender Yadav today(26-08-2021) formally launched e-SHRAM portal and handed it over to the States/UTs in the presence of the Rameswar Teli, Minister of State for Labour & Employment and Petroleum & Natural Gas.
Minister for Labour and Employment Bhupender Yadav had, earlier on August 24, unveiled the logo for the E-Shram portal.
After registering on the e-SHRAM portal, unorganized workers will not be required to register separately for government's Social Security Schemes. e-SHRAM card containing a 12-digit UAN will be valid throughout the country.
The portal will prove to be a huge boost for the last-mile delivery of services.
“For the first time in the History of India, a system is being made to register 38 crore Unorganised Workers. It will not only register them but would also be helpful in delivering of various social security schemes being implemented by the Central and State Governments”, said the Labour Minister emphasising that it is another key milestone towards furthering the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi towards the welfare of the unorganized workers, who are the nation builders of India.