1. EPFO has taken a big decision regarding Provident Fund. As per the information, the new rule will be applicable on the PF account from June 1, 2021.
2. Now the employer has been given the responsibility to make your account Aadhaar verified. If they fail to do so can lead to the stoppage of employer contribution credited to yoaur account. Therefore, it is important that you link your PF account with Aadhaar in time.
3. UAN should also be Aadhaar verified. If UAN is not aadhaar verified, then its ECR- electronic challan cum return will not be filed.
4. Also, if the accounts of the holders are not aadhaar verified, they will not be able to use the services of EPFO.
Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation
Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. Of India
Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan, 14-Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi-110066
Message for Members
“ Dear Member, with the coming into force of the Section 142 of the Code on Social Security, 2020, the ECR shall be allowed to be filed only for those members, whose Aadhar numbers are seeded and verified with the UANs ,w.e.f 01.06.2021.
Therefore, please link your Aadhaar number in the UAN to avail uninterrupted services of the EPFO. Members can validate their Aadhaar with UAN through the online e-KYC facility available on the member portal, as well as the UMANG App, in view of the impending mandatory provisions.