Karnataka High Court orders emergent notice to UOI and EPFO on mandatory Aadhar seeding
The Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka being convinced on the practical difficulties faced by the employers and employees for seeding the Aadhar details with EPFO. After hearing the petitioner’s submissions, it has issued an emergent notice to the respondents – Union of India & EPFO.
The Karnataka Employers Association, jointly with M/s. Quess Corp and Mr. P.C. Rao had jointly filed a petition before the High Court of Karnataka challenging the order of EPFO dated 01 June 2021.
Similar Writ Petitions has been filed before the Hon’ble High Courts of Kerala and Delhi.
Considering the practical difficulties in complying with the Aadhar seeding, several stakeholders has raised their concerns before the concerned authorities the EPFO has deferred the Aadhar seeding by 3 months changing the effective date to 01 September 2021.
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