'Aadhaar Seeding' App launched for maximum reach to govt policies
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 14-Apr-2017

New Delhi, April 14: Aadhaar Seeding Application is launched on Wednesday in order to the optimum use of information technology for efficient service delivery and widening the reach of benefits related to government policies i.e EPF benefits.
However, with the implementation of Aadhaar Seeding Application, now Provident Fund member or pensioner can walk in any of the field offices of EPFO or CSC outlets with UAN & Aadhaar and seed the Aadhaar with the UAN.

The EPFO has developed this Aadhaar seeding application with support of the Common Service Centers (CSC) and CDAC. The CSCs are ICT enabled front end service delivery points at the village level for delivery of Government and private services.

Notably, during the 217th special meeting in New Delhi, the Central Board (EPF) under the chairmanship Labour & Employment Minister Bandaru Dattatreya launched Aadhaar Seeding Application.

The Board have also recommended a proposal of extending minimum assured benefit of Rs.2,50,000/- on death of EDLI member. Provisions are been recommended in EDLI Scheme for Loyalty cum life benefit to members on superannuation on completion of 58/60 years of age/total and permanent disablement with minimum 20 years of contributory service as a pilot project for two years. Thereafter the scheme will be reviewed.

Importantly, the Central Board also took note of the fact that EPFO has enrolled 49,39,929 workers during 01.01.2017 to 31.03.2017.