e-Passbook Facility For EPFO Members Launched
New Delhi, March 29 (TNA) Union Minister for Labour and Employment Bhupender Yadav on Tuesday launched e-passbook for the benefit and convenience of the EPFO members enabling them to view more details of their accounts in graphical representations. Yadav inaugurated crèche facility in 63 regional offices of EPFO where 100 or more employees are working and laid foundation Stone of the office building of Regional Office Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh.
The Office building of Regional Office Keonjhar, Odisha was also virtually inaugurated by the Union Minister. Earlier the 233rd meeting of Central Board of Trustees, the Board approved the Revised Estimates for the year 2022-23 and Budget Estimates for the year 2023-24 for schemes administered by EPFO, approved the five year perspective plan for enhancement of physical infrastructure of EPFO which includes purchase of land, building construction and special repairs, involving cost of Rs 2200 crores.
The Board was apprised on the actions taken towards compliance of the Supreme Court judgment regarding Pension on higher wages and measures taken to facilitate filing of options etc. The Board also approved the proposal for conversion of status of EPFO from Associate Member to Affiliate Member in International Social Security Association (ISSA) that was in line with the EPFO@2047 vision document and would enable EPFO to play a bigger role in the international social security platform of ISSA.