Jagran Bureau, New Delhi. For the first time in the country, the survey of domestic workers has started. Labor and Employment Minister Bhupendra Yadav started it on Monday. This work will be done in all the states and union territories of the country. The work of this survey to be done in 742 districts is expected to be completed in the next one year.

Through this survey, information such as working age, social status, vocational training and education of domestic workers, work done by them, number of working days will be collected. It provides information about working hours, wages and type of contract, distance to be covered, domestic workers hired before and after the corona pandemic, wages and its impact on jobs, standard of living and social security benefits. Information will also be available in

Till now no data of domestic workers is available anywhere. According to the Ministry of Labor and Employment, all the information related to such survey of domestic workers will be with the government, so that these domestic workers can also be made a part of government benefits. The objective of the All India Survey on Domestic Workers is to collect information on the number and proportion of domestic workers, formal-informal employment, migrant-non-migrant, their wages and other socio-economic characteristics at the national and state level.

E-shram portal has also been launched

A few months back, the Ministry of Labor had launched the e-shram portal for the registration of workers in the unorganized sectors and so far more than eight crore workers have registered themselves on this portal.

Edited By: Sanjeev Tiwari