Discontinuation of Covid-19 Advances under para 68L(3) of the EPF Scheme, 1952: EPFO Order dated 12.06.2024

Discontinuation of Covid-19 Advances under para 68L(3) of the EPF Scheme, 1952: EPFO Order dated 12.06.2024

Discontinuation of Covid-19 Advances under para 68L(3) of the EPF Scheme, 1952: EPFO Order dated 12.06.2024

EMPLOYEES’ PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISATION
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Head Office
Bhavishva Nidhi Bhawan, 14. Bhikaiji Cama Place. New Delhi-110066

No. WSU/2020/COVID-19/AgendaItem/170

Dated: 12 JUN 2024

To

All Addl CPFCs in charge of Zones
All RPFCs in charge of Regional Offices
All OICs in charge of District Offices

Sub: Discontinuation of Covid-19 Advances under para 68L(3) — Reg.
Ref: No. C_I/Misc./2019-20/Vol.II/Part/ dated 28.03.2020.

Madam /Sir,

Please refer to the Head Office circular under reference forwarding therewith notification GSR.225(E) dated 27.03.2020 inserting Sub-Para (3) under Para 68L of the EPF Scheme, 1952 whereby a non-refundable advance was provided to the EPF members during the outbreak of first wave of Covid19 and another advance was also allowed in view of second wave w.e.f. 31.05.2021.

As Covid-19 is no more a pandemic, the competent authority has decided to discontinue the said advance with immediate effect. This will be applicable to the exempted trusts also and accordingly may be intimated to all the Trusts coming under your respective jurisdictions.

(This is issued with the approval of the CPFC)

(Raman Dhanasekar)
Regional PF Commissioner-I (WSU)

1. PPS to CPFC
2. PS to FA&CAO/CVO/AIl ACCs (HQ)
3. ACC (IS) for further necessary action.
4, Web admin/e-office……for circulation

Source: EPFO

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