The Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) will add a lump-sum of 8.5 per cent interest by the end of December to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) accounts of around six crore shareholders for the financial year 2019-20. Earlier in September, at a meeting of trustees led by Labor Minister Santosh Gangwar, the EPFO decided to put the interest in two installments of 8.15 per cent and 0.35 per cent.A highly placed source said that the Labor Ministry has sent a proposal to the Finance Ministry to add 8.5 percent interest at a time to the EPF for 2019-20. This proposal has been sent this month. The source said that the Finance Ministry’s approval on this proposal is expected to be received in a few days. In such a case, interest will be credited to the accounts of shareholders this month.
Let us know how to know the balance of PF through a missed call..!!
Registered members on the UAN portal can know their balance by giving a missed call. Make a missed call from your registered mobile number on 011-22901406. After this, PF details will be received through the message of EPFO. Here also your bank account number, PAN and Aadhaar UAN must be linked.
To take advantage of the missed call facility, this work will have to be done first.
The mobile number should be activated with the UAN on the portal.
The UAN should have a KYC from one of the bank account numbers, Aadhaar or PAN numbers.
What is UAN Number????
EPFO provides universal account number (UAN) service through which account holders can view their PF account balance. This number is like a bank account. You can click on this link https://unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in/memberinterface to activate your UAN number.