Govt. of Karnataka on Aadhaar Linking with EPIC and Registration of Unregistered Labourers

Sep 16, 2022 | by TeamLease RegTech Legal Research Team

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Labour ComplianceThe Labour Department, Karnataka on September 15, 2022, issued a notification regarding the aadhar card linking with EPIC and registration of unregistered labourers. The Labour department has been informed to take the necessary steps to pair the aadhar card with the voter IDs by the Hon’ble Chief Electoral Officer, Karnataka. 

The department has to take the following activities involuntary linking of Aadhaar numbers with EPIC and registration of unregistered labourers: 

• Encourage all the construction workers (37.76 lakhs) registered with the department to link Aadhaar with EPIC of all the labourers whose name is in the voters, list and their family members by organizing camps in coordination with Assistant/Election Registration officers (EROs/AEROs) and BLOs through VHA app and NVSP Portal. 

• The labourers whose name is not on the voter’s list have to be registered during these camps. They may also be facilitated to delete, correction of entries their names and shifting of places through the above apps.

• A special camp is being conducted on 18" September, 2O22' The above activities in BBMP areas need to be undertaken with the help of the District Election Officer and Chief Commissioner, BBMP, EROs, AEROs and BLOs on this day in the locations where labourers are concentrated.

• The department has to issue directions to other industries to link Aadhaar voluntarily by all the employees and labours of these industries. They may be made aware of the above apps for linking Aadhaar with EPlC voluntarily, registration, deletion and correction of entries and shifting of places.

• All the officials of the department and their family members have to link Aadhaar voluntarily by downloading VHA app.

[Notification No. KAE 36 Saka 2022]


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