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Released Date: 4th Jun, 2019


EPFO Circular On Verification Of The Authenticity Of The Records Submitted By The Employer

EPFO vide letter no.pension-I/12/33/EPS Amendment/96/Vol.II/34007 dated 23/03/2017 has previously directed to all field offices to take necessary action in accordance with the order of Hon'ble Supreme Court in SLP No.3302-33033 of 2015 as approved by the Government and as per provision of EPF & MP Act, 1952 and scheme framed there under. In this regard, EPFO vide circular no.Pension/12/33/EPS-Amendment/96/vol.II/1946 dated 4th June 2019 has further written to all in charge of field offices to verify the documents submitted by the employer along with original records to ensure that no payments is based on forged/fabricated documents for revision of pension on higher wages from 16/11/1995 or the date on which salary exceeded the ceiling limit showing the details of higher wage on which PF contribution was remitted. EPFO has further directed the field offices to ensure the authenticity of the documents submitted by the employer and also the eligibility of the concerned member before revising pension on higher wages. Note: These directions are in respect to the earlier Apex court decision dated 4th October 2016 on higher pension under EPS, 1995 and not recent Judgement (SLP D.9610/19) of the Hon'ble SC on higher pension under EPS,1995 and not recent Judgement (SLP D 9610/19) of the Hon'ble SC on higher pension pertaining to Employees Pension (Amendment),scheme 2014 wherein the EPFO has filed a review petition under Apex Court

Effective Date: 4th Jun, 2019

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