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India has a huge industrial sector with various complex labour laws and compliance rules. These rules and acts need to be adhered to while carrying out employment practices as well as at the time of filing returns or reporting inspections. In order to simplify the complexities involved in the labour compliances or filing returns and reporting requirements, the Government of India has come out with a single platform for aiding the businessmen for compliances and to connect the employer, employee and enforcement agencies.

Services Offered under Shram Suvidha Portal

This portal offers a platform that is a one stop shop for all the compliances and information required for any labour laws. This portal provides the applicants with a Labour Identification Number (LIN) that can be quoted to get any information or for assimilation of data amidst the various enforcement agencies.

  • Single point online entry of details by Employer, Establishment and Enforcement agency
  • Generating LIN for the entities involved on the portal 
  • Portal for managing, creating, updating organizations that need inspection and managing their inspection reports
  • Its provides the first stage for LIN generation by CLC(C) organization
  • Facility to modify the LIN data  and verify the same
  • Facility for online CLC(C) and DGMS annual return submission
  • Providing notification to all the establishments through Email/ SMS
  • Verification of the entities by the enforcement agency
  • Login facility using a pre-assigned user ID and password where the password can be changed multiple times
  • Establishments that have to be inspected can get their login user id and passwords online themselves
  • Provision for a common monthly return submission for EPFO and ESIC

Features of Shram Suvidha Portal

Shram Suvidha Portal is a common platform for unifying returns and registration under various labour laws. This provides an ease of doing business to all the entities registered on Shram Suvidha Portal.

Given below are the various features that are available to the entities on The Shram Suvidha Portal.

  • Common platform for sharing information among the Labour Enforcement Agencies.
  • Aiding the practical implementation of various Labour Laws that contribute to social security of the labourers like their wages, job security.
  • Shram Suvidha Portal provides a common Labour Identification Number (LIN) to the entities for better coordination and incorporation of data.
  • LIN can be used for a roundabout inspection and efficient governance of various labour laws.
  • This portal provides for an Online Inspection System and an Online Inspection Report filing.
  • This provides sufficient transparency and accountability in efficiently and effectively implementing the Labour Laws.
  • This portal also provides for integration in filing returns under various Labour Laws.
  • These returns are self-certified and can be filed under a single simplified annual online return
  • The portal provides for a Unified ECR under EPFO or ESIC for endorsing compliance by deploying transaction costs. This in turn promotes an ease of doing business.

Verification of Labour Identification Number (LIN)

Entities associated with the Shram Suvidha Portal have a unique Labour Identification Number (LIN) that is provided at the time of registration to the portal. This LIN can be used by various Enforcement Agencies.

This portal provides for the verification and modification of the LIN and the entity information associated with the LIN.

Given below are the steps for such modification and verification of LIN under the Shram Suvidha Portal.

  • First step for such verification and modification is registration of the entity or the employer at the Shram Suvidha Portal.
  • After registration, the user will have to search their LIN at the portal if it already exists. This can be done through the ‘Know Your LON option’ available at the portal.
  • If the LIN already exists, such Lin has to be linked to the establishment by choosing the ‘Link Establishment’ option.
  • If the LIN is not already available on the portal, the user can create owned or represented organizations and then request for the LIN through the ‘Establishment’ option available in the menu of the portal after signing in.

Filing Annual Returns using Shram Suvidha Portal

Shram Suvidha Portal allows the user to file a single online return under many labour laws. This portal allows the annual return of the employees to be filed through the portal as well. This facility requires the users to meet certain pre-conditions to be eligible to submit the annual returns.

These pre-conditions are mentioned below.

  • The first and foremost condition is that the employer or the establishment representative has to be registered at the Shram Suvidha Portal to be able to file the online return.
  • The establishment representative should have a verified LIN to proceed further. 
  • An establishment can search the LIN through the ‘Know your LIN’ option on the main page of the Portal under the link Home>> Know Your LIN
  • If the LIN already exists, the user has to link the LIN to the establishment which can be done by selecting the ‘Link Establishment’ option.
  • This option is available after logging into the portal on the left side of the main page
  • In case no LIN is available, the user must create owned or represented establishments and request LIN from them the ‘Establishment’ option that is available at the left side of the menu after logging in.
  • Shram Suvidha Portal allows the establishment representatives to file annual returns only relating to the Central Government Acts.

Roles and Activities for the Annual Returns

Shram Suvidha Portal can be used by various entities for many activities pertaining to the annual returns. These entities are known by specific names under the guidelines of the portal.

Given below are the details of the roles and activities regarding the annual returns of the Acts pertaining to the Central Government.

User Role

Common Name


Establishment Representative


  • Filing Annual Return for CLC (C)
  • Uploading the Signed Reports for CLC (C)
  • Viewing Submitted Returns

Regional Head

Enforcement Agency

Viewing Report of Submitted Return


Officers in Regional Offices

Viewing Report of Submitted Return

Acts that can be Registered on the Portal

Shram Suvidha Portal provides for registration under any of the following Acts pertaining to the Central Government

  • The Employees Provident Funds And Miscellaneous Provision’s Act (EPF) Act-1952
  • Employees’ State Insurance Act (ESI) ACT-1948
  • Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act-1970
  • Building and Other Construction Workers (BOCW) Act -1996
  • Inter-State Migrant Workmen (ISMW) Act-1979
  • The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976 
  • The Mines Act, 1952 
  • The Minimum Wages Act, 1948 
  • The Payment of Wages Act, 1936 
  • The Sales Promotion Employees (Conditions of Service) Act, 1976 
  • The Working Journalists and Other Newspaper Employees (Conditions of Service) and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1955

FAQs – Shram Suvidha Portal

1. What is the process to know the applicable labour laws?

Shram Suvidha Portal gives the opportunity to get the knowledge of the labour laws under a single portal. To get this information, the process to be followed is given below

  • First step is to login to the Shram Suvidha Portal using the login credentials
  • This will take the user to the home page of their account on the portal.
  • Next step is to click on the tab for the applicable Act
  • After that they will have to select the industry, State, City, District, etc. to get the necessary information.
  • After selecting all the necessary details, they will have to click on ‘Submit’
  • The information of the required Labour Laws will be displayed on the screen of the user.

2. What are the forms available on the Shram Suvidha Portal?

Shram Suvidha Portal provides various facilities to the users. These facilities require submitting specific forms. The details of the same are tabled below.



Form A

Employee Registration

Form B

Wage rate

Form C

Loan Recoveries

Form D

Attendance Register

Form E

Leave Related

3. What are the steps to know the minimum wage under any Act through the Shram Suvidha Portal?

Shram Suvidha Portal provides the information regarding the minimum eligible wage under any Act. The process for the same is given below.

  • the first step is to click on the official website of Shram Suvidha Portal
  • After that the user will have to select the following details from the drop down box available at the page displayed.
    • Wage City
    • Worker Category
    • Scheduled Employment
    • Unique Verification Code
  • Next step is to click on submit to get the necessary details.

4. What are the contact details of Shram Suvidha Portal?

The contact details for Shram Suvidha portal are,

  • Phone number – 011 233 54722
  • Email id - help-shramsuvidha[at]gov[dot]in

5. What is the Governing ministry for this portal?

Shram Suvidha Portal is under the purview of the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

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