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EPFO – UAN – Importance of KYC seeding and verifying

EPFO, in October 2014, introduced UAN which stands for Universal Account Number to be allotted to Individual Members (Employees). The UAN will act as an umbrella for the Multiple Member Ids allotted to an individual by different establishments. The idea is to link those Multiple Member Identification Numbers (Member Ids) under a single Universal Account Number.



PFO – Digital facility for Principal Employers for monitoring of EPF compliances of their contractors | Lets Talk Compliance

EPFO has introduced a facility for an interlinking portion of contractor’s compliance with Principal Employers of their respective contract workmen for effective compliance monitoring.



ESI – Inspection Process | Lets Talk Compliance

Earlier, ESI-Inspections were conducted randomly by choosing the establishments and an Authority making a visit independently. Since 16/10/2014, the inspections are initiated through the Shram Suvidha portal on the basis of LIN (Labour Identification Number) and with the details of the Social Security Officer (SSO).



Facility in EPFO’s portal for Principal Employer to view compliance for employees engaged through contractors

EPFO has launched a facility for all the employers through their own login view and giving them the access & monitor the compliance of their contract employees reported in ECR by their contractors. Under the EPF & MP Act, 1952 the definition of employee in section 2 (f) means a person employed in or in connection with the work of an establishment and gets wages directly and includes any person employed by or through a contractor.



How to file e-Nomination for EPF members | EPFO

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has been constantly enhancing the digitisation framework with the ultimate goal of paying out provident fund (PF) and pension (EPS) claims in a timely manner post-retirement to subscribers or their nominees on a member’s demise. Towards this, the processes have been made simple, transparent, and technology-driven.