EPFO: The amount of interest fixed on EPF for the financial year 2021-22 can be transferred to your account by the end of June. In the second week of March, the EPFO board had fixed the interest rates for the financial year 2021-22, in which the interest rate was reduced from 8.5 percent to 8.1 percent. This interest is the lowest in the last 40 years. This decision of the government has come as a shock to about 6 crore EPFO account holders, who have invested their hard earned money in EPF. According to media reports, June PF account till interest money expected to transfer
However, the interest rate decided by the EPFO board is yet to be approved by the Finance Ministry. But the way the Finance Minister has defended the cut in EPF rates, it is believed that the ministry may approve it soon. Let us tell you that EPFO had paid 8.5% interest in 2019-2020. In 2020-2021 also, only 8.5% interest was received while in 2018-19, 8.65% interest was given.
1. Check Balance by Missed Call
To check the status of your PF money, you have to make a missed call on 011-22901406 from your registered mobile number. After this you will get the PF details through the message of EPFO. Here also your UAN, PAN and Aadhar link is necessary.
2. Check Balance Online
To check your balance online, log on to EPFO website, click on e-passbook at epfindia.gov.in. 2. Now on clicking on your e-passbook, a new page will appear on passbook.appfindia.gov.in. 3. Now here you enter your Username (UAN Number), Password and Captcha. After filling the details you will come to a new page and here you have to select the member ID. 5. Here you will get your EPF balance on e-passbook.
3. How to Check Balance on UMANG App
To do this, open your UMANG application (Unified Mobile Application for New-Age Governance) and click on EPFO. 2. Now on the second page click on Employee Centric Services. 3. Here you click on ‘View Passbook’. With this you enter your UN number and Password (OTP) number 4. OTP will come on your registered mobile number. After this you can check your PF balance.
4. Check Balance by SMS
If your UAN number is registered with EPFO, then you can get your PF balance information through message. For this you have to send EPFOHO to 7738299899. After this you will get the information of PF through message. If you want information in Hindi language then you have to send EPFOHO UAN. PF balance service is available in English, Punjabi, Marathi, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Bengali. For PF balance, your UAN, bank account, PAN and Aadhaar must be linked.