Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation
(Ministry of Labour, Govt. Of India)
Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan, 14- Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi — 110066
No. Coord/3(6)20111Amendment Scheme/9235, Dated:14.07.2014
Subject: Enhancement of wage ceiling from Rs. 6,500 to 15,000 — urgent need of preparatory activities.
The Honible Union Minister of Finance in the Budget speech for 2014-15 has announced enhancement in statutory wage ceiling for enrolment under the EPF & MP Act 1952 to Rs. 15,000/- per month from the current maximum of Rs. 6,500/- per month. The notification for same is likely to be issued shortly.
2. In view of above, the following preparatory activities are required to be initiated immediately:
a) The total number of establishments in your office be listed out Enforcement Officer wise. Further, in respect of each establishment “Enforcement Group” and “Enforcement task-id” shall be compulsorily marked in the Application Software;
b) The Enforcement Officer may be directed to visit the establishments to check the total number of employees drawing salary beyond Rs.6,500/- and upto Rs. 15,0001- and not enrolled as members. The data so collected shall be required immediately after issue of the notification;
c) The tour programme of Enforcement Officer shall be chalked out in such a way that they visit establishments where there is concentration of large number of workers particularly the building and construction industries, placement agencies etc.;
d) Wherever the Enforcement Officers visit the establishment they should also meet the representatives of the workers’ unions and apprise them about the said likely notification enhancing the statutory wage ceiling;
e) Meeting may be arranged to apprise the establishments about the intent of the notification and assist them in implementing the same once it is issued.
Addl. C. P. F. C. -I (Compliance)