EPFO members must note that certain services are available for them on DigiLocker. The EPFO has also recently tweeted from its official Twitter handle regarding the various services that are available on DigiLocker.
EPFO DigiLocker: The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) members must note that certain services are available for them on DigiLocker. The EPFO has also recently tweeted from its official Twitter handle regarding the various services that are available on DigiLocker.
The tweet from the official Twitter handle of EPFO said, “Members can download UAN Card, Pension Payment Order (PPO) and Scheme Certificate through #DigiLocker.”
DigiLocker is a secure cloud-based platform for storage, sharing and verification of documents and certificates. The app is available for download on the Android and iOS devices.
EPFO services available on DigiLocker are:
1) UAN card
2) Pension Payment Order (PPO)
3) Scheme Certificate
The EPFO members should know that in order to avail the above-mentioned services on DigiLocker, one has to register with DigiLocker in the first place. Then one has to verify oneself and after that one has to fetch the documents on DigiLocker.
In other EPFO related news, EPFO has added around 14.65 lakh net subscribers in provisional payroll data during July 2021. The data highlights a growing trend in net payroll additions for last four months. For the month of July 2021, the net subscriber addition has increased by 31.28 per cent, compared to the previous month of June 2021, when the total additions were 11.16 lakh.
Of the total 14.65 lakh net subscribers, around 9.02 lakh new members have come under the social security umbrella of EPFO for the first time. Around 5.63 lakh net subscribers exited but rejoined EPFO by changing jobs within the establishments covered by EPFO. This shows that majority of subscribers opted to continue their membership with EPFO, by transferring their past accumulations from previous job to the current PF account rather than applying for final withdrawal.