The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), under the Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India, has established committees for the purpose of framing draft schemes under the Social Security Code 2020. These committees will be responsible for preparing the Employees’ Provident Fund Scheme (EPFS), Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS), and Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme (EDLIS). The article provides information about the committees and their respective members.
The EPF Scheme 2023 committee consists of various officers holding key designations in different EPFO offices across India. The committee’s primary responsibility is to draft the Employees’ Provident Fund Scheme. Similarly, the EPS 2023 committee and the EDLI Scheme 2023 committee have been formed to draft the Employees’ Pension Scheme and Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme, respectively. The officers assigned to these committees will work collaboratively to ensure the schemes align with the Social Security Code 2020.
The committees will have the flexibility to engage with internal and external experts to seek their opinions and inputs during the drafting process. The aim is to ensure that the draft schemes are comprehensive and in compliance with the mandate and contours of the Code. The overall coordination of these committees will be overseen by Sh. Chandramauli Chakraborty, ACC(HQ) Legal.
Conclusion: The establishment of these committees by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation marks a significant step towards the implementation of the Social Security Code 2020. By framing the draft schemes, the EPFO aims to enhance the social security benefits for employees across India. The committees, comprising experienced officers, will work diligently to develop comprehensive schemes that adhere to the provisions of the Code. The submission of the first draft of the schemes to the CPFC by the respective committees is expected by 23.06.2023, indicating progress in this important process.
EMPLOYEES’ PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISATION
MINISTRV OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan, 14, Bhikaiji Cama Place, New Delhi- 11oo66
website: www.epfindia.gov.in, www.epfindia.nic.in
File No: Committee/SSCode /95074 Dated: 02.06.2023
Subject: Committees for framing of draft Schemes under the Social Security Code 2020
In terms of Section 15 of the Social Security Code 2020( “the Code”), the Central Government, by notification, has to frame the following three Schemes:-
(i) Employees’ Provident Fund Scheme (EPFS)
(ii) Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS)
(iii) Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme (EDLIS)
2. The draft of the above three Schemes are, therefore, to be prepared and placed before the Government of India (MoL&E), for consideration. Accordingly, the following Committees are constituted for framing of the draft Schemes:-
A. EPF SCHEME 2023
|S. No.||Name of the officer||Designation||Office|
|1.||Sh. SANJAY KUMAR||ACC||ZO PATNA||Co-Chairperson|
|2.||Sh. PANKAJ RAMAN||ACC||HO||Co Chairperson|
|3.||Dr. SHIV KUMAR||RPFC-I||RO HYDERABAD (BARKATPURA)||Member|
|4.||Sh. DHARMENDRA KUMAR SINGH||RPFC-I||RO BENGALURU (ELECTRONIC CITY)||Member|
|5.||Sh. HANSRAJ ROY||RPFC-II||RO BENGALURU (ELECTRONIC CITY)||Member|
|6.||Sh. ABHISHEK KUMAR MISHRA||RPFC-II||HO||Member Convener|
|7.||Sh. MURALEEDHARAN C||APFC||RO KOZHIKODE (CALICUT)||Member|
|8.||Sh. ABHIJIT GHOSH||APFC||RO PARK STREET||Member|
|9.||Sh. BIJAY PRASAD||APFC||RO HUBLI||Member|
|10.||Sh. SUNDARESAN G||APFC||RO SIVAKASI||Member|
|11.||Sh. SANJAY MULLICK||APFC||RO BERHAMPORE (WB)||Member|
B. EPS 2023
|S. No||Name of the officer||Designation||Office|
|1.||Sh. RAJIV BISHT||ACC||HO||Chairperson|
|2.||Sh. SALIL SANKAR||RPFC-I||RO BENGALURU (KORAMANGAL)||Member|
|3.||Sh. RANJAN KUMAR SAHOO||RPFC-I||RO MUMBAI (NARIMAN POINT)||Member|
|4.||Sh. PRANIT JOSHI||RPFC-II||RO WARANGAL||Member-Convener|
|5.||Sh. ARJUN THUKRAL||RPFC-II||RO HYDERABAD (BARKATPURA)||Member|
|6.||Sh. GANESH R||APFC||RO CUDDALORE||Member|
|7.||Sh. J. SRINIVAS||APFC||RO HYDERABAD (MADHAPUR)||Member|
|8.||Sh. T ALBERT RAJ||APFC||RO COIMBATORE||Member|
C. EDLI Scheme 2023
|S. No||Name of the officer||Designation||Office|
|1.||Smt. VAISHALI DAYAL||ACC||ZO HYDERABAD||Chairperson|
|2.||Sh. PURNENDU BHUSHAN VERMA||RPFC-I||RO BHUBANESWAR||Member|
|3.||Sh. KAILASH CHANDRA JOSHI||RPFC-II||HO||MemberConvener|
|4.||Sh. M S SURESH||APFC||RO MADURAI||Member|
|5.||Sh. M. DURGA PRASAD||APFC||RO HYDERABAD (BARKATPURA)||Member|
3. Sh. Chandramauli Chakraborty ACC(HQ) Legal, shall be the overall co‑coordinator for the above three Committees.
4. The draft Schemes should conform to the mandate and the contours of the Code. The Committees may, if required, engage in deliberations with officers/experts within or outside EPFO in this process.
5. The first draft of the Schemes may be submitted by the respective Committees to the CPFC by 23.06.2023.
(This issues with the approval of CPFC)
Yours fait fully,
To- All concerned members
Copy to:-All ZOs and ROs for information