Last date for submission of applications extended upto 31.03.2018 for Verification of membership of Service Association
EPFO issued circular vide No. HRM-XII/IR/11(5)17/13MS dated: 16th May 2018 regarding Verification of membership of Service Association under CCS(RSA) Rules,1993 and with Reference to the HRM-XII/IR/11(5)17/BNIS/19839 dated 22.02.2018 (S.No. 666 website) and details as follows.
- This has reference to Head Office circular cited above on the subject captioned. It may be recalled that applications were invited from associations representing employees of EPFO with requisite documents for considering recognition under the CCS (Recognition of Service Association) Rules, 1993 that has been adopted in EPFO with the approval of the Central Board (31st meeting held on 13.08.1999). The last date for submission of applications was 31.03.2018.
- The Head Office has received applications from some associations seeking recognition under the CCS (RSA) Rules, 1993 that are being scrutinized. In the meantime, it has been decided to extend the last date for submission of applications by associations to 31.05.2018.
- Accordingly, any existing or new association may submit their applications under the extended timeline after which the verification of membership would be carried out by through check off system under the CCS (RSA) Rules, 1993. The terms and conditions for submitting applications would be the same as in the Head office circular cited above.
- Further, all EPPO offices are directed to discontinue any existing check-off collection of contributions from salary of employees in respect of any existing association after 31.05.2018.The check-off system would be recommended at a later date on the specific instructions of Head office for verification of membership of associations under the present exercise for the recognition of service associations under CCS(RSA) Rules 1993.
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