About EPFO Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation
EPFO Formed by the act of 1952 It’s run maintained by CBT central board of trustees.employee provident fund organization Comes under Ministry of labor and employment. epf ordinance passed in 1951, formed by employee provident fund provisions act 1952. EPF scheme not applicable for J&K.
Origin of Employee provident fund Organization EPFO
GOverment of India decided to provide Assistance to the workers or employees in unemployment, illness, Disability and Old age. this is the main reasons to bringing the employee provident fund organization 1952 act.
EPF Organization Authorities hierarchy level
EPF offices located in every state and regional sub-office located in every city town in India. EPFO head office established in Delhi.Additional Central Provident Fund Commissioner takes care about One state employee provident fund organization offices related issues & workflow. Regional offices handled by Regional Provident Fund Commissioners (RPFC) Grade I, Sub-regional offices by Regional Provident Fund Commissioners (RPFC) Grade III. All above officers assisted by Assistant Provident Fund Commissioners and another field officer works with the Local establishment and local epf offices called as Enforcement Officer.
Total EPFO Funds as on march 31 2016 8.6 lakh crores. in USD $130 Billion. Now employee provident fund organization have decided invest in stock market about 15%. Now employee provident fund organization announced investment 2,800 crores in Central Public Sector Enterprises exchange-traded fund (CPSE-ETF).
employee provident fund organization Schemes:
- EPF Employee provident fund scheme,
- EPS employee pension scheme,
- EDLI: Employee deposit linked insurance scheme.
EPFO Withdrawal forms:
Form 19 for PF Transfer /withdrawal
FORM 10 C for pensions withdraw
EPFO Services For employees
employers Role in EPFO
According to the employee provident fund organization 1952 act, the establishment which has more than 20 or employees have to contribute in epf scheme.
Almost all employer activities related to epfo done by online. employee provident fund organization Launched new uan employer portal for establishments to make their regular activities like following below.
New Members registration or pf account generation, Establishment registration with employee provident fund organization (digital signatures are compulsory), EPF payment, UAN Login creation for members, Approving PF transfer and withdrawal made by the employee either offline or online at member claims portal etc.
Registering an Establishment with epfo
Now employers can register with EFPO on OLRE portal (Online register establishments). PF Codes for establishment allocated online. for any queries regarding employer issues a toll-free number available on epf portal 1800 118 005 but this works only on working days between 9AM-5PM. Digital certificates and PAN Number of employer required for EPF Registration.
Employers are fall under 3 categories according to the epf act 1952. Employers who already have pf code, Employers comes under the provision of act 1952. some employers don’t fall in epfo act but they volunteered to join epfo.
UAN Portal Services for Employers
Employers can access all the UAN Members details on epf portal. But employers have to sign in with the required credentials like establishment code, extension and the mobile which is registered on ECR 2.0 Portal. Then verify mobile by OTP to access the uan member details online.
EPF Payment by Employer: EPF India using sbi epf payment service for employer contributions every month. if you don’t know exactly how to make epf payment let check it on epf payment page. employers can pay debit/ credit card any national bank in India.
EPFO UAN Services
UAN Number launched by PM Modi on 2014 October. UAN Number acts as the umbrella for employees. with help of UAN We can withdraw money online. No transfer requested because it automatically transferred. employees can manage multiple pf account with one uan number.
employee provident fund organization Regional websites & Offices
EPFO Login Portals list for services
UAN Unified employer portal https unifiedportal epfindia gov in
EPFO Unified portasl list
Employer esewa portal https://esewa.epfoservices.in/
employee provident fund organisation OTCP Online Transfer claim portal http://memberclaims.epfoservices.in
EPF employee login portal: members.epfoservices.in or uan member portal.
UAN members login portal https://uanmembers.epfoservices.in/
employee provident fund organization employer login portal https://esewa.epfoservices.in/
Epf online payment website www.epfindia.com/site_en/Online_ECR.php
Epf Payment at SBI Portal https://www.onlinesbi.com/prelogin/epfoinputdisplay.htm
EPF balance checking link with pf number http://www.epfindia.com/site_en/KYEPFB.php
epf claim status with pf number http://www.epfindia.gov.in/site_en/KYCS.php
Latest EPFO news: Now employee provident fund organization only accepts employer contribution if the UAN Number linked to the PF number. SO UAN Is mandatory for withdrawal and contribution.
EPF Withdrawal rules
- the Employee can only withdrawal full amount if he crossed 58 years.
- Employee can withdrawal without employer consent by attaching gazetted office sign
There is no PF account without UAN number.
Employee enrollment campaign starts from January 1st, 2017 to march 31st 2017. this scheme encourages employees who were entitled for membership between 2009 to 2016. but not joined till enrolled with employee provident fund organization.