Ludhiana: EPF officials felicitated for their work during Covid-19 lockdown
Ludhiana, January 6, 2021: A function was been organized for Felicitation of the officers in the Employees Provident Fund Organisation, Regional Office, Ludhiana on Wednesday, who worked tirelessly during Covid -19 times and gave their services to the members/workers registered under EPF Ludhiana by settling their online claims and other grievances within 3 days.
"These Covid Claim Advances and Online Claim Settlement helped many of our members/migratory workers to fight with the difficulties during Covid-19 times. Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt of India had declared EPF and Pension Services under Essential Services Category during Covid Lockdown intending to help workers in their most difficult times. Officials of EPF Ludhiana worked all 7 days to give timely services to our subscribers even on holidays during Covid-19 Lockdown," informed Assistant PF Commissioner K.P.S Chaudhary.
"EPF Ludhiana resumed PRO services in the first week of May,20 itself with all safety protocols in place, to help those EPF members/workers who needed money but facing difficulty in getting their claims settled through online mode," he added.
Dheeraj Gupta Regional Provident Fund Commissioner-I, Ludhiana applauded the work of as many as twenty Officers and Officials of Regional Office, Ludhiana for their commendable job during 2020-2021, especially during the Lock-down period.
He shared that Regional office Ludhiana settled 1,50,414 claims amounting to Rs 432.34 crore from April 1, 2020, to 01.04.2020 to 04.01.2021 out of which 1,23,940 claims within three days of the receipt of the claim which is about 82% of total claims settled by this office including 29,773 Covid Claims disbursing amount Rs 54.73 crore.
Gupta felicitated the following officials posted in different branches of the offices for their dedication and selfless approach towards duty during Covid-19 and round the year:
The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner-I, Dheeraj Gupta also felicitated Brij Mohan Singh, Regional Provident Fund Commissioner-II, Gurdial Singh, Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner, Komal Parkash and Bhupinder Kumar Singh Enforcement Officers for their remarkable service during the Lock-down period which enabled the PF Ludhiana office to give timely services not only to our subscribers but also to our Employers.