This is the first time that a survey of domestic workers is being conducted in the country. To measure the demographics of the domestic worker population.
Women are now registering on the e-shram portal. Women are 51.9 percent of the total workers registered. In the case of domestic workers, 95.9 percent of those registered are women.
For the first time, statistics of domestic workers are being collected in the country. These figures are being collected on the guidelines given by the central government, which will be surveyed across the country. Union Labor and Employment Minister Bhupendra Yadav has launched the All India Survey of Domestic Workers. This is the first time that a survey of domestic workers is being conducted in the country. To measure the demographics of the domestic worker population.
According to the news of Business Standard, this survey will be done in 742 districts of 37 states. It is expected that the results can come within a year. According to the e-shram portal, domestic workers comprised 8.84 per cent of the total workers registered on the portal till November 21, out of which 80 per cent classified themselves as domestic cooks, while women were still registering on the e-shram portal. Women are 51.9 percent of the total workers registered. In the case of domestic workers, 95.9 percent of the registered people are women.
Less workers from general category and scheduled tribes
According to the e-shram portal, more scheduled castes and other backward classes in this list were engaged in domestic work. Of all the domestic workers, 26.3 percent belonged to the Scheduled Castes, and 42.4 percent belonged to the Other Backward Classes. The general category and the scheduled tribes were less. In terms of salary, the situation was more pathetic than others. Overall, the proportion of workers earning Rs 10,000 per month and less was 92.36 per cent. That is, for domestic workers, 95.4 percent of workers are earning less than Rs 10,000 per month.
ten thousand rupees per month salary
80.8 percent of domestic workers are registered in five states. Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Bihar alone accounted for 70 per cent of the total registrations, while Punjab and Jharkhand contributed the remaining 10 per cent. Despite low wages, the bank accounts of domestic workers are open.
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