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Survey on home employees flagged off; outcomes seemingly in 1 12 months

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Survey on domestic workers flagged off; results likely in 1 year

The Labour and Employment Ministry on Monday launched the fieldwork for the All India Survey on Domestic Workers (DWs), protecting 742 districts in 37 states and Union Territories.
“This survey will cover all types of domestic services like cook, driver, housekeeping, tutor (for children), watchman, etc. This evidence-based study will help the government in policy-making for this segment of workers,” Union Labour Minister Bhupender Yadav mentioned on the launch of fieldwork of the survey.
All these All India Surveys and the e-Shram portal will probably be game-changer and have set new requirements in knowledge pushed insurance policies, he mentioned, including speedy urbanisation attributable to enlargement would result in migration of employees and an increase within the variety of home employees.
Yadav additionally launched an instruction handbook with a questionnaire for the All India Survey on Domestic Workers being carried out by the Labour Bureau, Chandigarh. As per newest knowledge on the e-Shram portal, round 8.8 per cent of registered 8.56 crore casual sector employees fall within the DW class.
Labour Secretary Sunil Barthwal mentioned if one has to cowl 38 crore casual sector employees on the e-Shram portal, there are three to three-and-half crore home employees within the nation. He added that DWs are the third-largest class of employees after agriculture and development.

The survey will assist the federal government perceive vital points on sure particular and weak segments of labour and can information efficient policymaking, a Labour Ministry assertion mentioned. The survey is aimed toward estimating the quantity and proportion of DWs on the nationwide and state stage, share distribution of home employees for live-in/live-out, formal/casual employment, migrant/non-migrant, their wages and different socio-economic traits, it added.
At all-India stage, a complete of 12,766 first stage items (FSUs), i.e. 6,190 villages and 6,576 UFS blocks will probably be lined. Also, 1,50,000 households, i.e. the final word stage items (USU) will probably be lined.
The results of the All-India Survey on Domestic Workers is predicted inside a 12 months.
The authorities had earlier in September launched All-India Quarterly Establishment-based Employment Survey (AQEES) to gauge organised sector employment.