Jammu, May 28: EPFO Regional Office, Jammu hosts awareness and outreach programmes at Salal Power Station, Jyotipuram, Reasi and Konkan Railway Conference Hall, Reasi.
A large number of employees were found to be un-enrolled in PF by the Sub- Contractors of Konkan Railway Projects, Reasi.
The P F Commissioner J & K and Ladakh, Rizwan Uddin advised the Railway Authorities to ensure that none of the workers engaged in the Railway Project Sites is without a UAN. They were also advised to confirm that all eligible employees are enrolled as members.
Konkan Authorities were advised to review the Compliance of all the Contractors and Sub- Contractors engaged by them and set right compliance of Contractors and Sub Contractors regarding Provident Fund within Seven days.
Seminar at Salal Power Station, Jyotipuram, Reasi
Rizwan Uddin, RPFC – I, Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh addressed the participants during the session. Shri Rizwan Uddin, RPFC-I was formally welcomed by Sh. J.C. Sarkar, General Manager (Incharge), Salal Power Station and he apprised him about the various works being done in the Power Station and appreciated the public outreach programme being conducted by the EPFO, Jammu. Rizwan Uddin, RPFC – I, Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh addressed the Project Management, Contractors & the Contract Labourers during the session. The session focused on social security benefits available under the EPF & MP Act, 1952 and the schemes framed there under, major initiatives by EPFO and challenges faced by different stakeholders. Sh. Satyawan, General Manager (E&C) & Sh. Sanjeev Kumar, Group Senior Manager (HR) from Salal Management also participated in the awareness programme In the programme EPFO resolved many queries of contractors & contract labourers and this initiative of EPFO was appreciated by the management, contractors and contract labours.
Seminar at Konkan Railway Conference Hall, Reasi.
Shri Rizwan Uddin, RPFC-I in the presence of Dy. Chief Engineer, Shri Jayasimhan, directed the contractors and sub- contractors present in the meeting to present all their documents related to Provident Fund of the subscribers and thoroughly instructed to fill the PF of all the workers regularly. RPFC-I checked the documents where it is found that most of the contractors are either not depositing the Provident Fund continuously or depriving the workers from the social security benefits under EPF & MP Act 1952.