Kerala Athidhi Portal: Know about Migrant Registration @ athidhi.lc.kerala.gov.in

The state government of Kerala is to introduce the “Athidhi Portal” for registration of migrant labourers. The labour department announced on August 7 that the website would be launched across the state to start online registration of the migrant workers. The Kerala government will launch the official website for the migrant workers’ registration on Monday. The link of the official website is @ athidhi.lc.kerala.gov.in. The objective behind is to accelerate the registration process for migrants working in the state of Kerala and implement a unique identification system for them.

In this article, we will share some important details so that you can have a clear idea about the overview, objectives and registration process (for employees, employers and contractors) under the scheme.

Athidhi Portal Kerala: An Overview

The state government of Kerala is to launch a user-friendly platform namely Athidhi. This is designed to streamline the process of registration for the migrant workers in the state and establish a special identity system for them. The Kerala government has decided to speed up the registration process of the “guest workers” after the alleged incidents of two sexual offences against minors by migrant workers have created uproar in recent times.

Athidhi Portal Kerala:: Details in Highlights

Name of the schemeAthidhi Portal Kerala
Introduced byKerala government
Departmentlabour department
ObjectivesTo expedite the registration process of the migrant workers in the state and establish a special identification system for them
Official websitehttps://athidhi.lc.kerala.gov.in/

Athidhi Portal Kerala: Features

Some of the salient features of Athidhi Portal Kerala are:

Ø  The portal will help migrant workers to register on their own.

Ø  The Kerala Government will ensure that no migrant worker is left out.

Ø  The state government will also consider creating help desks at railway stations that always receive footfalls of migrant workers in large numbers.

Ø  The Labour Department of Kerala has already announced that the launch of the online portal and migrant workers’ registration will take place on August 7.

Ø  Contractors bringing in guest workers in the state of Kerala and employers can register these employees’ details on this portal.

Ø  In addition, Athidhi will enable migrant employees to register their details on this web portal without anyone’s help.

Ø  In accordance with the Labour Department, it is the enrolling officer’s responsibility to review the information detailed on the website athidhi.lc.kerala.gov.in and assign a unique ID to each guest worker.

Athidhi Portal Kerala: Advantages

Athidhi Portal Kerala offers important advantages described below:

Ø  The online portal will collect data on the guest workers and ensure that they receive social security. According to a prior statement by Sivankutty, the Inter-State Migrant Employees Act of 1979 governs how the guest employees will be treated.

Ø  Under the Awas Health Insurance Scheme, more than five lakh migrant employees are registered. The scheme was created for them. The labour department will take important steps to identify and register unregistered employees.

Athidhi Portal Kerala: The Process of Migrant Registration

It is a simple and straightforward process to sign up for the online portal. Here is a step-by-step guide to do it:

Ø  Visit https://athidhi.lc.kerala.gov.in/ i.e the official website.

Ø  The HOME page will appear on your screen.

Ø  On the home page, type in relevant information listed below:

o   Name

o   Date of Birth

o   Mobile number

o   OTP

o   Password

 Ø  Click on the Submit button.

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Athidhi Portal Kerala: Employers Sign Up Process

Ø  Visit https://athidhi.lc.kerala.gov.in/ i.e the official website.

Ø  The HOME page will appear on your screen.

Ø  On the home page, you will have to click on the employer sign-up process.

Ø  Input the following information:

 o   Name

o   Mobile number

o   Press submit button.

Athidhi Portal Kerala: Contractor sign-up Process

Follow the step-by-step guideline below for contractor sign up process.

Ø  Visit https://athidhi.lc.kerala.gov.in/ i.e the official website.

Ø  On the Home page, you will have to click on the contractor sign-up process.

Ø  Type in necessary information listed below:

o   Name

o   Mobile number

o   Press submit button.

We do hope that the details we have shared in this article will help you.