EPFO reverses earlier decision; to accept offline PF claims of over Rs 10 lakh

EPFO reverses earlier decision; to accept offline PF claims of over Rs 10 lakh

The EPFO has now decided to accept provident fund withdrawal claims of over Rs 10 lakh via physical forms submitted offline. In an earlier circular, the EPFO had issued instructions to its offices to allow submission of PF claims of over Rs 10 lakh only online. According to the circular dated 13th April, all the PF claims above Rs 10 lakh now will also be settled via offline submission of forms. This will also hold for EPS withdrawals settlement above Rs 5 lakh. Grievances were raised by members/claimants who were facing serious problems while filing online claims.

Read More at The Economic Times News date : 16 Apr 2018, Monday

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