Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
30-August-2012 18:13 IST
Streamlining Functioning of EPF Offices
Every Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) office in the country is equipped with Facilitation Centre to redress all kinds of grievances of the employees. Further, there is centrally web based grievance registration facility available under Employees’ Provident Fund Internet Grievance Monitoring System (EPFIGMS) to facilitate grievances of individual employee through internet. Besides, LokAdalats are conducted by each EPF office every month to redress grievances of the employees.

The facility for checking EPF accounts is available on Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) website in following ways:-

(i) The updated balance in EPF account can be obtained by an EPFO member through SMS by furnishing his PF Account number and Mobile number by using “Know your EPF Balance” facility in EPFO website.

(ii) Since April 2012, there is a facility for the employers to download the annual accounts slips for their employees from the accounting year 2010-2011 onwards.

(iii) With effect from August 2012, there is a facility for members to get their e-pass book containing detailed statement of accounts on-line by using the “Member Portal” available on EPFO website.

The EPFO website is hosted in National Informatics Centre (NIC) server and is functional except only when NIC server is under routine maintenance.

The Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjun Kharge gave this information in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.