EMPLOYEES‘ PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISATION
(Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India)
Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan, 14, Bhikaiji Cama Place, New Delhi – 110 066,
H.O. NO. C-I-1(4)2017/Capital Dyeing/3274
Date- 11 May, 2017
All Regional P.F. Commissioners- I & II
In- Charge of Regional Offices
Sub.: Forwarding of important Judgement by Honourable High Court, Chandigarh in CWP No. 17366/1998 in the matter of Capital Dyeing V/s RPFC – regarding.
Please find enclosed herewith a copy of the judgement dated 27-10- 2016 passed by the Honourable High Court of Punjab and Haryana in CWP No. 17366/1998 in the matter of Capital Dyeing V/s RPFC.
The Honourable Court while dismissing the Writ Petition filed by M/s Capital Dyeing has made the following observations “EPF Department in order to avoid disputes relating to number of employees employed by the employer and if there is no co-operation from employer or its agent / manager / any person in such circumstance, department has to utilise recording of panchanama by video graphing and insisting for installation of CCTV in and around factory premises. Thus in disputed matter evidence can be taken from video graphing,”
A copy of the order is being circulated for information and implementation of this part of the order to use the videography as evidence in case of litigant / non-cooperative employers.
Encl: As above.
Copy to: 1. All ACCs-I&II (Zones)