Aadhaar Mandatory for EPF Pensioners and Members

EPFO has earlier decided to make Aadhaar mandatory for Pension claims. Now as per new directions issued from EPFO, even existing members has to provide Aadhaar to continue to avail benefits of Pension Scheme. As per the said notification members or pensioners of the Employees’ Pension Scheme 1995 desirous of continuing the benefit of the said scheme are […]

Hoogly is covered under ESIC Act from 1st Jan 2017.

ESIC 2.0 Program Phase  in regard to covering non-implemented areas to implement areas, entire Hoogly District (in the State of West Bengal) is covered under ESIC Act from 1st Jan 2017.  Notification is attached.  

Maternity Leave Increased Upto 26 Weeks For Esi Members

Effective from 20th January, 2017, by virtue of amendment in the ESI Rules , an insured woman shall be entitled to 26 weeks maternity leave. However, an insured woman having two or more than two surviving children shall be entitled to receive maternity benefits during a period of twelve weeks of which not more than […]

5 Days Grace Period Allowed To Deposit PF For December, 2016

Several references were received by the office of Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) regarding problems relating to recently made operational EPFO Unified Portal such as connectivity issues, login issues, website slowdown/hanging, awareness of new procedures etc. In view of this the EPFO has, as a special case, allowed a grace period of 5 days to […]

Form Of Declaration Under Employees’ Enrolment Campaign, 2017

1. The Amendment to EPF Scheme and introduction of Paragraph 82A in the Scheme covering the above subject has been circulated vide Circular No.2 of 2017 dated 3.1.2017. 2. In terms of the above New Paragraph, the Employer shall specify the date of eligibility in respect of each employee for Membership in the Declaration Form. […]