The Employee's Provident Fund Organisation Of India (EPFO) has extended the last date for submission of life certificate till January 15. The new announcement of EPFO came after taking into consideration the difficulties of 50 lakh pensioners being faced in banks due to demonetization.
Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has directed its over 120 field offices that the last date for submission of life certificate by pensioners is extended until January 15, 2017, reports PTI.
As per the practice, the EPFO pensioners are required to submit their life certificate by November. In case the pensioners don't submit their life certificate their pension is stopped.The decision is taken in view of heavy work load in banks due to demonetisation. Now pensioners are also allowed to submit their life certificate at over two lakh common service centers across the country, PTI reports.
EPFO also accepts life certificate through Jeevan Pramaan software application through mobile phones. Besides the pensioners can use over two lakh common service centers across the country to submit their life certificates.