Jammu, April 27: EPFO Regional Office, Jammu is has taken some proactive measures to come up to the expectations of the stakeholders. EPFO is providing social security to all its members with great zeal, energy, and enthusiasm despite several hurdles and obstacles coming in the way.
There has been a significant improvement in the daily settlement of claims which has increased from around 500 daily to more than 1000 claims daily.
The dedicated team of EPFO RO Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh has taken a resolve to extend seamless service to the stakeholders of UTs of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.
During previous seven days. EPFO, Jammu settled more than seven thousand claims.
A small team of volunteers supported in achieving this task by speedy processing of “joint declaration forms, received in Office for rectifying basicdetails and completing missing details of employees (P F subscribers).
Shri Pramod Lokhande, (DPA) and Shri Rajan T. (DPA), who are handling this task were helped by Kanchan, DEO and Shri Abhitosh, DEO who joined Shri Lokhande and typed the details quickly so that maximum number of joint declarations are submitted for approval today only.
This team spirit and attitude of rising to the occasion was acknowledged by P F Commissioner, Rizwan Uddin, who also appreciated top performers of the day namely- Arun Kumar, SSSA (105 claims), Chiranji Lal Sharma, SSSA (91 claims), Subhash Chandra, SSSA (more than 90 claims), Dharmendra Kumar, SSSA (75 claims), Sanjeev Kumar, SSSA (65 claims).
In the mean while a death claim pertaining to Late ShriAbdul Razaq Khan was received in Office, the relevant documents were called for from claimant Gazala, wife of deceased employee and an order was given to process the death claim and release the death benefit at the earliest.
There are some constraints and EPFO, Jammu is not able to process claims, in respect those accounts, which were transferred to EPFO by J K, EPFO after processing of Annual Accounts (September, 2021 onwards), for which matter has been taken up with Zonal Office, J & K and Ladakh at Delhi and I S Division, EPFO, New Delhi.