This move will offer financial security to employees who may have lost their jobs.
Establishments registered with EPFO will need to have a Labour Identification Number (LIN) allotted to them under the Shram Suvidha Portal to avail this scheme.
The unified mobile application for new-age governance (UMANG) appis all set to make life easier for pensioners.
The facility on the e-KYC Portal has further added a new feature to link UAN with Aadhaar online using biometric credentials.
NPS is a voluntary, defined contribution retirement savings scheme for Indian employees during their working life.
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The EPFO has proposed to move towards the centralised payment system using the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) platform.
The PF account can be automatically transferred through Form 11.
EPFO has decided to go digital for the convenience of its lakhs of subscribers and pensioners.
IWs faced a lot of problems when returning to India, in terms of higher contributions and restrictions on the withdrawal of accumulated balance.
The Central Board of Trustees (CBT) has turned down the proposal to reduce the mandatory contributions from workers and employers to 10 per cent.
In a bid to increase social security and enhance worker awareness EPFO has taken significant measures to provide more benefits to members and ease the withdrawal process.
Companies which had not earlier enrolled their employees under the EPF scheme can now do so, against payment of a minimal damage fee of Re 1 per year of default.
The proposal — likely to be approved — allows the subscribers the option of voluntary retention of EDLI membership, at a lesser rate of contribution, for three years following loss of job.