Employment within the nation has elevated by 22 per cent prior to now seven years since 2013-14, as per the survey stories of the labour bureau, Union Labour Minister Bhupender Yadav informed Parliament on Thursday. The minister additionally informed the Home that in accordance with the Periodic Labour Drive Survey (PLFS), unemployment among the many graduate-level job seekers of 15 to 40 years of age has come down.
He informed the Home that as per PLFS, the rise in employment in IT, healthcare and schooling sectors displays that employment alternatives had been generated by numerous authorities programmes. Replying to a supplementary query within the Rajya Sabha, Yadav mentioned, “employment has elevated by 22 per cent in final seven years compared to 2013-14. Other than the farm sector, the opposite 9 sectors like transport, schooling, hospitality, commerce and Data Technology (IT) have witnessed an increase in employment.” The minister additionally mentioned that 27 crore casual staff have been enrolled on the e-SHRAM portal over the last six months.
The e-SHRAM portal was launched in August 2021 with an goal to create a nationwide database of unorganised staff and to facilitate the supply of social safety schemes/welfare schemes of the central and state governments to the unorganised staff. Any unorganised employee aged between 16 and 59 years is eligible for registration on this portal. All registered staff are entitled to get an unintentional insurance coverage cowl of Rs 2 lakh for a 12 months freed from value by Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) and a number of other different advantages.