Category Archives: Provident Fund

How to check EPF Balance

By | February 20, 2019

EPF Balance Check Employee Provident Fund (EPF)  balance can be checked by following methods 1. Check EPF Balance on EPFO Portal  To check EPF balance, make sure that the employer has activated your Universal Account Number (UAN). Universal Account Number or UAN  is unique for all the employees enrolled under the EPF scheme. A UAN number is allotted… Read More »

Draft Employees State Insurance (Central) (Amendment) Rules 2019.

By | February 17, 2019

MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 15th February, 2019 G.S.R. 121(E).—The following draft of certain rules further to amend the Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950 which the Central Government, after consultation with the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation, proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 95 of the… Read More »

PMRPY Membership Blocking / Unblocking Functionality by EPFO

By | January 19, 2019

PMRPY Membership Blocking / Unblocking Functionality HO No. CAIU/011(71)/2016/PMRPY/Refund/16626 dated 17/01/2019 Under Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana , there are ineligible cases for PMRPY. There fore certain employees are blocked. unblocking facility is also provided. Download EPFO instructions Click here 

EPFO to give Non-refundable advance if continuous un-employment of more than one month : Notification

By | December 11, 2018

MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 6th December, 2018 G.S.R. 1182(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 5 read with sub-section (1) of section 7 of the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (19 of 1952), the Central Government hereby makes the following Scheme, further to amend the Employees’… Read More »

Facilitating Aadhaar number seeding in UAN : EPFO

By | December 3, 2018

Facilitating Aadhaar number seeding in UAN HO No. C-III/1/2018/Cir/KYC/1228 dated 29/11/2018 To All Additional CPFCs (Zone) All RPFCs In-charge of ROs Sub: Facilitating Aadhaar number seeding in UAN Madam/Sir You are aware that EPFO has made available a number of online services through EPFO web platform and the mobile platform of UMANG. A number of… Read More »

Reconstitution of Central Board of Trustees, Employees’ Provident Fund

By | November 27, 2018

Reconstitution of Central Board of Trustees, Employees’ Provident Fund HO No. Conf. 4(1)2003/11104 dated 26/11/2018 MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 9th November, 2018 S. O. 5668(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 5A of the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 ( 19 of 1952),… Read More »

Casual Leave for engagement of retired Govt. Officers on short term basis in EPFO

By | November 26, 2018

Casual Leave for engagement of retired Government Officers / Officials on short term basis in EPFO HO No. HRD/1(3)2014/Contractual Policy/71 dated 20/11/2018 To, All Addi. CPFC (Zones) including ACC (ASD) Director (PDNASS), All Regional PF Commissioners, In-charge of the Region All ZTis/Sub-ZTI Sub:- Casual Leave for engagement of retired Government Officers/ Officials on short term… Read More »

Exemption from routine transfer of care giver Govt employee of person with disability : EPFO

By | October 18, 2018

Exemption from the routine exercise of transfer / rotational transfer HO No. HRD/1(34)/2014/7th CPC/Vol. II/Pt.I/66 dated 18/10/2018 A Government employee who is a care-giver of dependent daughter/son/parents/spouse/brother/sister with Specified Disability, as certified by the certifying authority as a Person with Benchmark Disability as defined under Section 2(r) of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act,… Read More »

Revised interest rate on Staff Provident Fund in EPFO : Oct to Dec 2018

By | October 12, 2018

Revised rate of interest – with regard to Staff Provident Fund in EPFO HO No. HRD/3(2)2012/SPF/63 dated 10/10/2018 RESOLUTION It is announced for general information that during the year 2018-2019, accumulations at the credit of subscribers to the General Provident Fund and other similar funds shall carry interest at the rate of 8% (Eight percent)… Read More »

Refund of Double Payment by ECR to employers : EPFO

By | October 5, 2018

Refund of Double Payment by ECR : EPFO HO No. Bkg. 1(34)2017/Bank Commn./UBI/157 dated 05/10/2018 Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. Of India) Head Office Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan, 14- Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi – 110066 No. Bkg.1 (34) 2017/Bank Commn./UBI/157 Date: 05/10/2018 o All Addl. CPFCs, Zones. All RPFCs In… Read More »

UAN Generation without Aadhaar for residents of Assam, Meghalaya & Nagaland : EPFO Instructions

By | August 29, 2018

Hence, a provision has been made available in the Unified Portal in the Establishment login for generation of UAN without Aadhaar for employees resident in Assam, Meghalaya and Nagaland states. It is being allowed initially for a period of 3 months from 24/08/20 18 to 23/11/2018. EMPLOYEES’ PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISAT ION MINISTRY OF LABOUR &… Read More »

EPFO members can withdraw 75% from PF, if employment not received in 1 month

By | June 28, 2018

Ministry of Labour & Employment Many Key Decision taken in 222nd Meeting of the Central Board of Trustees, EPF Posted On: 27 JUN 2018 12:28PM by PIB Delhi The 222nd meeting of the Central Board of Trustees, EPF was held yesterday under the chairmanship of Union Minister of State for Labour & Employment (Independent Charge) Shri Santosh… Read More »

EPF Revised administrative charges from 01.06.2018 : Notification S.O. 2011(E) dated 21.05.2018

By | May 25, 2018

Revised administrative charges under EPF from 01.06.2018 Revised administrative charges under EPF from 01.06.2018 under Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 Summary of Revised administrative charges under EPF from 01.06.2018 PF Administrative Charges Reduced to 0.5% from 0.65%. Ministry of Labour and Employment decided to reduce PF administrative charges payable by employers. As per gazette notification issued on 21st May, 2017 new rate of… Read More »

EPF Account Interest Rate for FY 2017-18 @ 8.55 % : EPFO Circular 25.05.18

By | May 25, 2018

EPF Account Interest Rate for FY 2017-18 @ 8.55%  EMPLOYEES’ PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISATION MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA Head Office: Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan, 14, Bhikaji cama Place, New Delhi -110066 www.epfindia.qov.in , www.epfindia.nic.in No.Invest.I/CBT Agenda/ROI/2017-18/4153 Dated 25th May, 2018 To All Regional Provident Fund Commissioners, Officers-In-Charge, Regional Offices/Sub-Regional Offices. Sub: Declaration of Rate of… Read More »

Pension can’t be denied for not submitting Life Certificate /non re-marriage certificate

By | April 12, 2018

Pension not to be denied for non-submission of Life Certificate or non re-marriage certificate for want of Aadhaar or fingerprint authentication failure EPFO has issued a circular letter no. Pension-1/17(10)2016-17/Jeevan Pramaan/913 dated 09.04.2018 to all Pension Disbursing Banks, Director General, Postal Services regarding problems faced by Pensioners in submission  of Life Certificate/non  re-marriage certificate under EPS, 1995. As per… Read More »

Enhancement of Gratuity Limit w.e.f. 29.03.2018.

By | April 5, 2018

Ministry of Labour & Employment Enhancement of Gratuity Limit Posted On: 04 APR 2018 3:12PM by PIB Delhi The Government has issued Notification the same day wherein gratuity limit has been increased   from Rs.10 lakhs to Rs.20 lakhs under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972. The Government has also issued another Notification on the same day wherein it… Read More »

Online EPF claims : Do test checking : EPFO

By | April 3, 2018

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan Bhikaiji Cama Place, New Delhi 110066 www.epfindia.gov.in Tel : 011-26197023 Fax : 011-26100166 WEB CIRCULATION No. NDC/Appl Software/2018/41 Dated: 02-04-2018 To All ACC (Zones) & ACC (Audit) All Regional PF Commissioners (RO) OIC, Concurrent Audit Cell. Madam/Sir, Further to the… Read More »

Gratuity Tax Free Limit increased to Rs 20 Lakh : Notification

By | March 30, 2018

Gratuity Tax Free Limit increased to Rs 20 Lakh NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 29th March, 2018 S.O. 1420 (E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 4 of the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 (39 of 1972), the Central Government hereby specifies that the amount of gratuity payable to an employee under… Read More »

Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act 2018 : Notification : Download

By | March 30, 2018

MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE (Legislative Department) New Delhi, the 29th March, 2018/Chaitra 8, 1940 (Saka)   The following Act of Parliament received the assent of the President on the 28th March, 2018, and is hereby published for general information:— THE PAYMENT OF GRATUITY (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2018 NO. 12 OF 2018 [28th March, 2018.] An Act… Read More »

Pensioner’s Portal at EPFO website : Track eKYC status online

By | March 28, 2018

Pensioner’s Portal at EPFO website Ministry of Labour & Employment Posted On: 28 MAR 2018 11:30AM by PIB Delhi EPFO has launched the pensioner’s portal  https://mis.epfindia.gov.in/PensionPaymentEnquiry. The pensioner’s portal is recently launched service, available at EPFO website by which all EPFO pensioners may get the details of pension related information like Pension payment order number,… Read More »