There are several schemes under the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation. Under this scheme, EPFO announces benefits payable to children, widows & widowers under EPS’95.
The EPFO shared in a Tweet the benefits payable to the widows/ widowers and children under this particular scheme. The Tweet said, “Benefits payable to Widow/Widower & Children under EPS’95.”
Benefits payable to Widow/Widower & Children under EPS'95.#EPFO #epf #services #SocialSecurity #Employee #AmritMahotsav #पीएफ #HumHaiNa #epfowithyou@PMOIndia @byadavbjp @Rameswar_Teli@LabourMinistry @PIB_India @MIB_India@AmritMahotsav @mygovindia pic.twitter.com/281UaN3Il4— EPFO (@socialepfo) September 7, 2023
In case of any query, the members can log in to the official website epfindia.gov.in.
The benefits payable to the widow/ widower are as follows:
1) In case, a member dies while in service, the widow or widower is entitled for a monthly pension of Rs 1000.
2) In case of death of the pensioner, the pension to his or her widow or widower is 50 per cent of the pension.
The benefits available for the children under EPS ’95 scheme are as follows:
1) Pension amount is 25 per cent of monthly widow/widower pension, for each child at a time, subject to maximum 2 children at a time.
2) The pension will be payable for two children at a time, till 25 years of age.
Recently, Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has issued a new procedure for Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) members to correct or update their details.
According to the circular issued by EPFO, a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) has been issued to correct many other details including name, date of birth and gender of EPF members.
Joint Declaration is a joint request of Employees duly authenticated by the Employer for the modification/addition of the members basic profile parameters. The changes preferred through Joint declaration are required to be supported with requisite documents, a list of which is mentioned in this SOP.
The process of Joint Declaration for the correction in UAN profiles by the members is being undertaken as per various circulars, lineated in Para 11 of this document.
The claims settlement also face certain difficulties across all offices due to various reason related to data mismatch in parameters, namely, (1) Name, (2) Gender, (3) Date of Birth, (4) Father Name/ Name,(5) Relationship, (6) Marital Status, (7) Date of Joining, (8) Reason of Leaving, (9) Date of Leaving, (10) Nationality, (11) Aadhaar Number.
This will help in settling the claims easily. Official notification