EPFO Interest: To check the status, give a missed call on 011-22901406 from your registered mobile number. After this you will get a message from EPFO in which you will get the details of your PF account.
New Delhi: EPFO Interest: There is good news for more than 6 crore account holders of Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO). This time Diwali of the employees will be more light. The interest amount is going to be transferred soon in the bank account of PF account holders. It has been learned from sources that EPFO may soon announce to transfer interest for 2020-21 in the accounts of more than 6 crore subscribers.
Significantly, the government has already given a green signal to the proposal to transfer 8.5 percent interest on PF for the financial year 2020-21. The Ministry of Labor has also given its consent to this decision. Now EPFO will soon deposit 8.5 percent interest amount in the accounts of the subscribers. It is being told that money can be transferred in the account of employees before Diwali.
Lowest interest rate in last 7 years
Let us tell you that the EPFO had decided to continue the interest rate only 8.5 percent for the financial year 2020-21, which is the lowest in the last 7 years. Let us tell you that in the last financial year also the interest was same. At the same time, 8.65 percent interest was available on EPF in the year 2019 and 8.55 percent interest was given in 2018. Actually, in the financial year 2019-20, due to the disturbance in KYC, many people got interest after 8-10 months.
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EPFO has advised its account holders to be alert from any fake calls. EPFO has alerted its 6 crore PF account holders about personal information and download of any kind of app. While issuing an alert on Twitter, EPFO has said, ‘EPFO never asks for UAN number, Aadhaar number, PAN number or bank details from its account holders on phone calls, nor does EPFO make any phone call to its account holder.
Check interest with this easy process
You do not need to worry to check interest money in EPFO. There are several ways to check whether the interest amount has been credited to your account. By the way, information about transfer of interest from EPFO is given to every subscriber by messaging. But, you can easily get the balance information in the account by sending a message yourself. You just have to type ‘EPFOHO UAN ENG’ on your mobile phone and send it to 7738299899. The last three characters of the message are for the language.
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If you want to take your account information in Hindi, then you can send it by writing ‘EPFOHO UAN HIN’. But account holders have to keep in mind that send this message from the same mobile phone whose number is registered in UAN. Apart from this, you can also get information from your registered mobile number by giving a missed call on 011-22901406. After this you will get a message from EPFO in which you will get the details of your PF account.
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