Data of gig workers will be collected from stakeholders and they will be allowed to register all gig workers online.
The Chief Minister assured the delegation that the Delhi government is always with the common people in every possible manner.
Hospital expenses of up to Rs 1 lakh will be reimbursed and benefits are applicable in case of “accident on duty and off duty”, but only for active workers. They can apply within 1 year of incident.
Commenting on the rights of gig workers, Vipin Kumar Singh, a human rights advocate, said that the government should provide financial aid to such people as it did during the lockdown.
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Manju Goel, a member of the Amazon Worker’s Association claimed that their delivery agents get low wages, making their life miserable.
Nirmal Agni, of Mehnatkash Association, a firm that focuses on the rights of gig workers, talks about formalising the sector, the problems faced by them and the solutions.
Nearly 55% of surveyed organisations have started using gig workers, says CIEL HR Services in its report on Employment Trends in the Gig Sector in India.
However, the specific provisions of the code relating to gig workers are yet to come into effect.
The Bill gives gig workers the right to get registered and receive a Unique ID applicable across all platforms as well as to get access to general and specific social security schemes.
The amount will comprise Rs two lakh as life insurance and Rs two lakh as accident insurance.