EPFO's West Delhi office processes 100% Covid claims worth Rs 140 cr

To support employers for availing benefits under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna (PMGKY), a special WhatsApp service has been provided for immediate education and assistance


The Delhi West office has settled 175,000 claims disbursing an amount of around Rs 570 crore so far this fiscal.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Retirement fund body EPFO's Delhi West office has processed 100 per cent Covid-19 claims within 24 hours for non-stop 100 days and disbursed Rs 140 crore, an official statement said.

Under the Covid-19 non-refundable advance facility, the members can withdraw three months' basic wages (basic pay plus dearness allowance) or half of the total accumulation in his or her Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) account, whichever is less.

This advance is provided to members to meet exigencies due to the Covid-19 situation in the country.

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First Published: Aug 04 2020 | 9:09 PM IST

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