Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has taken various steps to provide various online services like for claims of provident fund, final settlement, withdrawals and pension fund withdrawal, etc. to its members in a quick and transparent manner. However, no specific date has been fixed. Receipt of transfer claims online has already been introduced by EPFO.
The claims other than transfer claims are received manually but processed on Computer Systems and the benefits credited to members by way of Core Banking Solution (CBS) and National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) to their bank account.
Out of 120 field offices of EPFO, 110 field offices have already been connected with a central server.
This information was given by Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State (IC) for Labour and Employment, in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.
(Release ID :160588)