Only online EFF claims to be entertained from August:  EPFO 

Guwahati, July 28 (MExN): The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) Regional Office, Guwahati has called upon all upon employers of all EPF registered establishments to ensure immediate seeding of Aadhaar, PAN and Bank details with KYC of their Employees. 

“Only online Claims shall be entertained with effect from August, 2020 and physical claims if submitted shall summarily be rejected, except Death cases,” informed a press statement issued by P Hangsing, Regional Provident Fund Commissioner-I, Guwahati.

It further informed that Aadhaar Enrolment Centre is also operational at the EPFO office premises for the benefit of EPF members.

“This facility must be availed by the Employers to ensure expeditious its registration and seeding with KYC in compliance with statutory requirement,” it said.

This would also enable employees of PMGKY eligible establishments to avail the subsidy till August 2020, the statement added. 

Under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY), 24% of wages towards EPF contributions have been released by the Government of India to eligible EPF registered Employers as subsidy. The subsidy is available for 6 months of the current financial year commencing March upto August, 2020.