Shri K.K. Jalan, IAS,
Central P.F. Commissioner reviewed the progress of EPFO for the month of
November, 2013. The highlights of the performance are:
increase in the total receipts of contributions from the covered
establishments. A sum of Rs.6,087 crores from 3,31,000 establishments, marking a 7%
increase as compared to previous month, was received.
software patch for facilitating levy of damages and interest released to
ensure timely levy of damages and interest.
settled around 80 lakh claims in the current
fiscal. During the month 10.82 lacs were settled. 98% of the total claims were settled
within the mandatory time limit of 30 days. More than 93% of the payments
effected through NEFT.
the claims settled within 3 days on all India basis
and 62% within 10 days. Many offices
around the country like Udaipur, Laxmi Nagar
(Delhi), Agra, Siddipet, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Ujjain,
Vapi etc. are settling more than 90% of the claims
within 3 days.
grievances disposed in the month of November leaving a balance of 4,984
grievances pending at the end of the month (earlier average grievance
pendency was 25,000).
the month grievances received have reduced to 13,000 against earlier monthly
average of 16,000. 109 field offices do not have even a single case pending
for more than 30 days.
than a hundred grievances pertaining to EPFO are pending in the portal of the
Government of India - CPGRAMS.
limit fixed for resolving grievances in respect of 108 field offices has been
reduced to 15 days instead of earlier 30 days.
A patch software released
facilitating correction of in the members’ master data.
than 4,000 transfer claims have been received under newly launched On-line
Transfer Claim Portal.
review of the core areas of functioning of the offices in the South Zone was
also held in Bengaluru. 99% of the pension cases
were disbursed using CBS (Core Banking Solutions).
were issued for the effective implementation of the Fund Management system so
that funds are not left idle or uninvested.