Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Mismatch of dates of birth and names of pensioners – EPFO Clarification

Employees Provident Fund Organisation
(Ministry Of Labour & Employment, Govt. Of India)
Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan,14-Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi – 110066
www.epfindia.gov.in: www.epfindia.nic.in
Date: 08 April 2016
All Regional provident Fund Commissioners
(Incharge of the Regions)
All Officers – Incharge
Sub- Regional Offices.
Subject: Mismatch of dates of birth and names of pensioners etc. – Release of Jeevan Pramaan – Clarification regarding.
This office is in receipt of various references from offices requesting therein to impart guidelines on mismatch of date of birth and difference in spelling in pensioners name
noticed while auditing the Jeevan Pramaan Report.
2. In such cases pensioners/members may be advised to correct either their details provided to EPF Offices or to correct the details given in Aadhaar. An appropriate action needs to be taken if there has been any deliberate suppression/misrepresentation of facts.
3. The decision whether to stop pension immediately or not may be taken at local level depending upon whether prime-facie misrepresentation is apparent.
Yours faithfully,
Addl.Central Provident Fund commissioner – I (Pension)
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