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Difficulties in Enrolment for non-possession of aadhar number in EPS 1995

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Additional route for allotment of UAN for enrolment as member of EPS,1995

Difficulties in Enrolment for non-possession of aadhar number in EPS 1995

EPFO issued circular vide No.Pension-1/17(10)2016-17/Jeevan Praman/23945 dated 26.03.2018 regarding Enrolment of member under Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995 and details as follows.

1.Please refer to this office circular no pension-1/17(10)2016-17/Jeevan Parman-Aadhar/4792 dated 05.06.2017 with regard to submission of aadhar as identity document for enrolment as member of EPS 1995 w.e.f. 01.07.2017.

Representations have been received from some stakeholders that there are difficulties in initial enrolment due to non-possession of aadhar number. The matter has been examined and it has been decided to make available following additional route for allotment of UAN for enrolment as member of EPS,1995 in the event of non-possession of aadhar number to facilitate immediate enrolment as member and to avoid delay in .remittance of contributions in respect of the new employees.

  • Employers may apply to the concerned RPFC for generating UAN number for such employees.
  • RPFC (01C) will generate UAN for such employees based on undertaking from these employees forwarded through the employer concerned that he/she does not have aadhar number for generation of UAN and on verifying the identity as per Head Office letter no. R-I/UAN/2.0/2016/572/20310 dated 27.10.2016.
  • The UAN thus generated shall be forwarded to Employers concerned to file ECR for such employees under intimation to the concerned employees about their UAN.

(This issues with the approval of CPFC)

To download detail notification click below

Enrolment-_Employee_pension_Scheme_1995.pdf (64 downloads)

Source: EPFO

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