- Coal Mines Provident Fund Organisation (CMPFO) decided that the Aadhar card number will be treated as the provident fund number for all the workers in mines
- Target has been set for this is move to be executed from December 25,2016
- Any employee can access the CMPFO website through his or her Aadhaar number and get related details
Sept 17, 2016: Taking a step forward in transparency the Coal Mines Provident Fund has decided that the Aadhar card number will be treated as provident fund(PF) number.
“Aadhaar number would be treated as Coal Mines Provident Fund number in future. We have targeted to execute it from December 25, 2016,” said L.N. Mishra, Director (personnel) of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL).The collection of master data from live members and contract workers would be completed soon.
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CMPFO is also planning to provide the status of the claim, PF balance, pension payment through SMS services from December 25, the Good Governance Day.
The decision was taken at a meeting attended by Directors (personnel) of all subsidiaries of Coal India Limited (CIL), Coal Mines Provident Fund Organisation (CMPFO) Commissioner B.K. Panda and heads of regional offices of CMPFO in coastal town Puri on 16th September.
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The decision was said to benefit all employees, especially the contractual workers, who have been engaged under several contractors.He said any employee can access the CMPFO website through his or her Aadhaar number and get details of PF, pension, and status of application and address all queries.
– prepared by Anubhuti Gupta of Newsgram with inputs from IANS. Twitter: @anuB_11