EPFO subscriber? Why 10th of every month is an important date for you
Any salaried employee who is making a contribution towards Employees' Provident Fund is a member of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation or EPFO - the body which manages the government backed savings scheme.
Any salaried employee who is making a contribution towards Employees' Provident Fund is a member of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation or EPFO - the body which manages the government backed savings scheme. And, if you are one of the EPFO subscribers, 10th of every month is an important date that you must eagerly wait for. Wonder why? It is a date designated by EPFO to discuss your doubts and provide feedback under its 'Nidhi Apke Nikat' initiative.
Launched on July 10, 2015, the public outreach programme is held on 10th of every month and on the next working day if the 10th happens to be a holiday. The EPFO recently reminded its subscribers about the scheme through a tweet.
"Participate in Nidhi Apke Nikat on 10th of every month (next working day in case of holiday ) to discuss your doubts and provide your feedback," it said, urging more people to take part in the programme.
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What is Nidhi Aapke Nikat?
It is a public outreach programme launched by Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) to discuss doubts and give feedback to EPF users. It is held in all the 122 field offices of EPFO across the country and is to be presided over by the Officer-in-charge.
According to the details provided by PIB, various new initiatives in the interest of employees/employers taken by EPFO are explained during the programme. It is an endeavour by EPFO to bring together all its different stakeholders on a common platform.
It encourages employees and employers to give their suggestions and feedback regarding the different issues affecting EPFO besides redressing grievances.
Needless to say, if you want to EPFO to be as efficient as can be, your role in it is important too and you must provide details about any problems that you face or even about improvements that can be effected in its functioning.
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