Press Release, dated 21-5-2012
Employees of a liquidated company can file their claim for provident fund, duly attested by any of the following authorized persons:
♦ Member of Parliament;
♦ Member of Legislative Assembly;
♦ A Gazetted Officer;
♦ Sarpanch of the Village;
♦ Manager of the Bank in which the Bank Account of the claimant is maintained; and
♦ Notary Public, etc.
As per the provisions contained in the Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme, 1952, claims of a member, completed in all respect, is to be settled within 30 days of its receipt in the office Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO).
This information was given by the Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjun Kharge in reply to a written question in the Lok Sabha on 21-5-2012.