EPFO has requested all employers to submit/forward the list of employees of their organisation who have lost their lives due to the COVID -19 pandemic disease in prescribed format to provide the applicable social security benefits to the surviving dependants.
Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, many employees have lost their lives. In cases where both the parents have died due to COVID infection, it becomes difficult for their young children/dependants to obtain the appropriate statutory benefits they are entitled to.
In order to provide timely support to the children who lost both the parents due to COVID 19, the EPFO has requested (through email circulation) all the employers to submit the details of their employees in a prescribed format, inform the dependants of the deceased employees about their entitled benefits and assist them in claiming it.
The employers have to submit the details as follows:
Name of the employee:
PF A/c No. Or UAN No.:
Age & Gender:
Date of Death:
Name & Contact Number of the family member to be contacted:
The copy of email content attached here below for reference.
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