The government is preparing to provide a new facility to PF account holders. Now PF account holders can get their account information through e-passbook sitting at home.
Announcing this e-passbook on Tuesday, Union Labor and Employment Minister Bhupendra Yadav said that now the PF account holders will be able to get their account details easily from home.
On Tuesday, EPFO has also decided to increase the interest rates. EPFO’s interest rates have been increased, giving great news to crores of its account holders, Employees Provident Fund Organization has increased the interest rates of Employee Provident Fund. The government has increased this from 8.10 percent to 8.15 percent. After this decision, more than 6 crore PF account holders across the country will get its benefit.
It is worth noting that in the year 2021-22, the interest rates were reduced to 8.1 percent, which has been the lowest in the last 40 years. According to the data released by EPFO, in January 2023, a total of 14.86 lakh subscribers were added to it. Along with this, in yesterday’s CBT meeting, Labor Minister Bhupendra Yadav has also unveiled the facility of crèches in total 63 regional offices.
This facility has been started in those places where there are more than 100 employees. Along with this, the minister has also laid the foundation stone of the office building in Prayagraj, UP.
How to check your e-passbook of EPFO
- To check the e-passbook of EPF, login to the official website epfindia.gov.in.
- Enter your UAN number, password and captcha.
- After this click on e-passbook will appear.
- You will have to enter the rest of the requested information and a new page will open in front of you.
- Open your member ID.
- Within a few minutes you will be able to check your EPF account balance.