Coal mines workers PF linked to Aadhaar

Published: 18th September 2016 07:12 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th September 2016 07:12 AM   |  A+A-

ANGUL: Upping the Digital India Campaign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, subsidiaries of Coal India Limited in co-ordination with Coal Mines Provident Fund Offices (CMPFO) finalised the modalities for introducing the Aadhaar Linked based system at Puri on Saturday. Under the process, Aadhaar number will be Provident Fund number of the members.

A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting chaired by Commissioner, CMPF BK Panda and hosted by LN Mishra, Director(Personnel), on behalf of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited. The meeting was attended by Director(Personnel) of all subsidiaries of Coal India and Regional Heads of CMPFO of India. LN Mishra, lauded the initiatives taken by CMPFO under Mission Digital India and stated that apart from regular employees, the beneficiary would be the contractor employees who are engaged under different Employers and such Aadhaar linked CMPF will certainly be a major social security measure for their future too. Plans are also afoot to launch a web portal wherein the member can view their PF Balance, personal details and apply online for corrections and change of nominations etc. Besides, introduction of online submission of Aadhaar-based life certificate for members by means of bio-metric system in collaboration with UDAI is also proposed.

CMPF is also planning to submit status of claim, PF balance pension payment through SMS Service by December 26, the Good Governance Day.

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