EPFO Launched dedicated PF Help Line number for for PF related grievances. Employees can contact to register their grievances by calling 18604251068.
Speaking to reporters after the inauguration of a dedicated number (18604251068) for PF-related grievances, Additional Central PF commissioner (Karnataka) V Vijaya Kumar said a large number of contract employees and construction workers across the state still remain deprived of PF benefits.
“We have launched EPF amnesty scheme to enroll all eligible workers with EPFO, till March 31, 2017. We will also approach all government and private establishments, trade unions, employers’ associations across the state to enroll workers voluntarily for the EPF benefits. If any employer fails to enrol their employees under this scheme, then legal action will be initiated against the employer from April,” Mr Vijaya Kumar said.
Maneesh Agnihotri, Regional PF Commissioner I Bengaluru, said employees can also contact the EPFO’s new dedicated number if any employer is denying them social security benefits. “We will also conduct inspections at such establishments and take strict against the violators,” he said.