The Provident Fund Organization can send EPF interest at the rate of 8.5 percent to the account of the account holders till the end of this month. In such a situation, the subscribers can check the balance through missed call or other methods.
EPFO will send EPF interest to the subscriber’s account
The EPF interest for this month will be sent to the EPFO subscribers from the Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) soon. According to sources, the employees will get this gift by the end of the month. EPF interest credit interest will be deposited by EPFO at the rate of 8.5 percent. The retirement fund regulatory body kept the EPF interest rate unchanged for the financial year 2020-21 as there were more withdrawals than deposits during the entire financial year.
After the COVID-19 epidemic, EPFO in March 2020 reduced the PF interest rate to 8.5 percent for the financial year 2019-20. This is the lowest level of 7 years of EPF interest rate. Earlier, the interest rate of EPF for the financial year 2018-19 was 8.65 percent. At the same time, EPF interest rate 8.55 percent was being given to EPFO subscribers for the financial year 2017-18.
About 6 crore EPFO customers will get benefit by sending interest money from EPFO. Account holders can check their EPF balance through SMS and missed call. Apart from this, you can also get the details by logging on to the EPFO website.
Know how to check PF balance through SMS
EPFO subscriber can also check the balance of his EPF account by sending SMS. For this, text has to be sent to the number 7738299899. For this, write “EPFOHO UAN ENG” and send it to the given mobile number. On receipt of the SMS, EPFO in return will send you the PF account balance details.
Check pf balance by missed call
EPFO has also given missed call facility to check balance. In such a situation, you can check the balance by giving a missed call on the number 011-22901406. However, for this, the number of the EPFO subscriber should be registered with the PF account. Apart from this, the EPFO member should be linked in UAN, KYC details.
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