Amendment in paragraphs 68-1 and 68-N of EPF Scheme, 1952
EPFO issued Circular No: Manual/ Amendment/2011/PT/14006 dated 26th September 2017 regarding Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for settlement of claims in EPFO.
Standard Operating Procedure for for settlement of claims in EPFO as follows as per the Previously EPFO issued circular dated 24.08.2017.
(ii) 68J:- No documents are required. Member would be required to submit a self declaration to that effect.
(vii) 68N:- Member would be required to submit only a self-certification to that effect.In this regard, copy of relevant circular No. Manual/ Amendment/2011/Pt/1832 dated 27.04.2017 is enclosed for ready reference.
Details of Amendment in paragraphs 68-1 and 68-N of EPF Scheme, 1952
Ministry of Labour & Employment vide Notification No. G.S.R.404(E) dated 25th April,
2017 has amended Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme, 1952. It shall come into force from
the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
- Paragraph 68-J: Advance from the fund for illness in certain cases:
(2) and proviso to sub-paragraph (3) of paragraph 68-) have been omitted. A
member would only be required to submit a self-declaration, which has already been included
in the Composite Claim Form, to avail advance from the provident fund for illness in certain
cases. A member would no longer be required to submit any medical certificate or any other
certificate or document or any proforma whatsoever to avail advance under paragraph 68-J.
- Paragraph 68-N: Grant of advance to members who are physically handicapped:
The sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 68-N has been substituted wherein a member who is
physically handicapped would be required to submit only a self-cleclaratio1)which has already
been included in the Composite Claim Form. A member would no longer be required to
submit any medical certificate or document or any proforma whatsoever to avail advance
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