How to apply online to get a labour card in India

Searching for the method to get e-labour card or majdur card? Read this article to know the complete steps of getting the labor card in your State. Also, know if you are eligible to geta majdoor card from your state government.

Building and Other Construction Workers' (BoCW) Welfare Board of different states of India work for the welfare of construction workers of their state and to make different schemes to provide them with financial support. Out of all the various other schemes for construction workers like stipend scheme, shagun yojana, LTC scheme, Exgratia scheme, General Surgery aid scheme, Tool kit scheme, Occupational Diseases scheme, Maternity benefit scheme, Funeral rites scheme, Teeth, Spectacles & Hearing Device scheme, Balri Tohfa Yojana etc., labour card scheme is the most popular. Therefore, if you are looking to fill an online application form for whichever state you are living in, then you can do it now with the help of the information provided here.

Who can apply for labour card

You can apply labour card if you are-
  • An Indian citizen
  • Resident of the state where you are applying
  • You must be an unorganised worker
  • Your age should be between 18 years and 40 years.
  • Your monthly income should be less than Rs. 15,000.
  • Applicant should not be engaged in organized sector or with membership of EPF/NPS/ESIC an income tax payer.

Benefits of labour card

Out of numerous benefits, the following are the main advantages that a labor cardholder gets:
  1. Financial help of up to Rs. 60,000 for the higher education of children.
  2. Complete financial help will be provided by the state government in case of any serious disease.
  3. Financial help of Rs. 55,000 at the time of the marriage of the cardholder's daughter.
  4. State govt. provides you cash of Rs. 25,000 at the time of the birth of a female child and of Rs. 12000 at the time of the birth of a male child.

Labour card in India

Steps to apply online for labour card

Here is step-by-step procedure to submit online applications:
  1. Go to the website of your state from the list provided below.
  2. Click on 'Register Now' button or 'Create New User' button.
  3. Enter your user name, name, email and mobile number.
  4. You will receive a confirmation link to the registered email and OTP for confirmation.
  5. Click on the link and enter OTP to verify your email and mobile number.
    After you verify your email and mobile number, you will get the option to set a password. Choose your password wisely.
  6. You can now login with your newly created username and password. Update your profile with the latest photo and signature after you log in for the first time.
  7. You can now avail the services of the e-Labour web portal like balance check, etc.

As soon as you update your profile, you can avail the services of e-Labour web portal of your state. As of now, the applicant can avail following clearances:
  1. Approval of Building Plans under rule 3-A of Punjab Factory Rules, 1952
  2. Registration/Grant of License/Renewal of Factory License under Punjab Factory Rules, 1952
  3. Registration/Renewal/Amendment of Shop and Commercial Establishment under The Punjab Shop and Commercial Establishment Act, 1958
  4. Registration/Amendment of Establishment employing contract worker (Principal Employer)
  5. Licensing/Renewal/Amendment of Contract Labour under The Contract Labour (R & A) Act, 1970

Here is the list of official websites of different states for labour card and other labour benefits-
Punjab New User link-
Uttar Pradesh: New User link-
West Bengal
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh
Gujarat and
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir New User link-
Madhya Pradesh
Odisha and
Telangana New user login

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