EPFO issues additional routes for enrolment of members under EPS, 1995

Mar 27, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

 Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) vide circular dated March 26, 2018 on receiving the representations from some stakeholders on difficulties arising in initial enrolment due to non-possession of Aadhaar. The matter has been examined and it has been decided to make available additional route for allotment of UAN for enrolment as member of EPS, 1995 in event of non-possession of Aadhaar number to facilitate immediate enrolment as member to avoid delay in remittance of contributions in respect of new employees-

·       Employers may apply to the concerned RPFC for generating UAN number for such employees.

·       RPFC (OIC) will generate UAN for such employees based on undertaking from these employees forwarded through employer concerned that he/she does not have Aadhaar number for generating UAN and on verifying the identity.

·       The UAN thus generated shall be forwarded to employers concerned to file ECR for such employees under intimation to the concerned employees about their UAN.

[No. Pension-1/17(10)2016-17/Jeevan Pramaan/23945]

URL: https://epfindia.gov.in/site_docs/PDFs/Circulars/Y2017-2018/Enrolment%20_Employee_pension_Scheme_1995.pdf


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