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23/08/2013 09:16pm

Online EPF claim transfer soon

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New Delhi, Aug 23 (KNN) The Employees Provident Fund Organisation, India’s retirement fund manager, today said it will soon unveil an online transfer facility wherein employees can effect transfer of EPF account by submitting claims online.

“In this connection, the process of registration of digital signature has been set in motion,” Central Provident Fund Commissioner K K Jalan said here.

While reviewing the performance of his organisation, he said, the number of contributing members to Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has crossed four crore.

He said in 2012-13, 88 per cent of the claims were settled within 30 days (the mandate of EPFO) whereas in the current fiscal from April to July 2013, the settlement percentage of the claims settled within 30 days stood at 96.11 per cent. In the month of July 2013 alone, 10.83 lakh claims were settled and out of that 10.66 lakh were settled within 30 days.

He said for improving customer services, an internet enabled EPFt Grievance Management System (EPFiGMS) has been reactivated.

Further, the facility of checking remittances status of an establishment, total number  of members enrolled by an establishment, the balance of EPF members through e-passbook facility, status of claim filed etc. are available on EPFO website.  (KNN)

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