Prime News, National, New Delhi, November 2:- Workers of the formal sector can now themselves generate universal Provident Fund account number on-line.
Retirement fund body, Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has developed an internet-based system for workers to get registered on its digital platform. Till now, workers used to apply through their employers to get the Universal Account Number.
Union Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar launched the system during the 67th Foundation Day celebrations of the retirement body in New Delhi.
A system DigiLocker was also launched for over 65 lakh EPFO pensioners through which they can download their pension-related documents including the Pension Payment Order. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)