Provident fund monitoring through e-sewa

Published: 27th July 2013 11:55 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th July 2013 11:55 AM   |  A+A-

The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has computerised its operations through the e-monitoring service called ‘e-sewa’, which provides facilities such as filing e-returns, e-passbook, internet based grievance management system and so on. This has been done with regard to step up the efficiency of member account maintenance and settlement of claims.

It is now possible for EPFO to find out compliance across establishment on an updated basis. As a result, the compliance of employers in filing the necessary provident funds is monitored every month using the e-returns filed by them.

The system came into effect from June2013 onwards. As a result of the new e-sewa system, about 1,600 defaulting companies have been identified and notices have been served through email: bank accounts of six to seven establishments were attached, criminal charges were files against 85 companies and warrants were issues against six.

If companies wish to learn about the new e-establishment, log on to

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