Hyderabad: EPFO is one of the world’s largest Social Security organizations in terms of clientele and the volume of financial transactions undertaken. To avail of the online services of EPFO, members should link their KYC details.
With the coming into force of 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 01.09.2021.
Considering the concentration of establishments in remote localities and areas affected by insurgency, frequent change in worksites of the workers and other attendant constraints in the classes of establishments – Beed making, Building and Construction and Plantation industries (Tea, Coffee, Cardomom, Pepper, Jute, Rubber etc.), the time for mandatory seeding of Aadhaar in UAN for filing ECR are extended till 31.12.2021.
Therefore, it is appealed to all the employers/members to utilise the same and seed the Aadhaar number with the UAN to avail uninterrupted services from the EPFO. Members can validate their Aadhaar UAN through the online e-KYC facility available on the member portal as well as the UMANG App.