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Section 142 of the Social Security Code, 2020

Section 142 of the Social Security Code, 2020

Context:

The Ministry of Labour and Employment, recently notified Section 142 of the Social Security Code, 2020 to authorise the collection of Aadhaar details for the beneficiaries of the different social security schemes.

Details:

  • Section 142 of the Social Security Code, 2020 is associated with the Application of Aadhaar to offer services and benefits to "an employee or unorganised worker or any other person".
  • The details of unorganised sector workers will be used for implementing future social security schemes.
  • The details collected will be fed into the National Database for unorganised workers (NDUW) which is being developed by the National Informatics Centre and is at an advanced stage.
  • The portal will collect data of unorganised workers including migrant workers for delivering benefits of the different Government schemes to the common man.
  • The portal will provide for the registration of an inter-state migrant worker using the Aadhaar itself.
  • Section 142 of the Social Security Code, 2020, states that the Aadhaar number issued shall be under the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016.

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