Along with this, a part of the salary is also deposited in the EPF account by you. At the same time, the government also deposits interest in it on an annual basis.
The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization is India’s largest social security program for workers in diverse industries. EPFO manages the Employees’ Provident Fund in India. It acts as a savings tool where both the employer and the employee contribute equally to the savings which can be used for retirement or while changing jobs.
1. Missed Call: Employees enrolled on the UAN site can access their EPFO account information by giving a missed call to 9966044425 from their registered cellphone number. After two rings, the call ends immediately, and the subscriber is not charged for this service. Member will get information about his most recent contribution and PF balance if his UAN is linked with either of his bank account number, Aadhaar or PAN.
1. UMANG App: Unified Mobile Application for New-Age Governance (UMANG) app can be downloaded by the employees to check the status of their EPF accounts on their smartphones. Apart from checking EPF balance, you can also file and track claims using the app. To use the app, users must first make a one-time registration with their UAN-registered mobile number.
1. EPFO Portal: You can verify your details on the Member e-Seva Portal by logging in to the EPFO site epfindia.gov.in with your UAN number and password.
Let us tell you, both these services of EPFO are available to the account holders 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can know your balance anytime by giving SMS or missed call. However, to avail both these services, your EPF account should be active.