EPFO: ‘Joint Option’ enables delete and re-file application option

The Employee Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has introduced a change under the Shared Option to the Employees Pension Scheme (EPS) for a higher pension.

EPFO has added two new facilities with which members can delete and re-file the app.

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In addition, for higher pensions, the Office of the Environmental Employment Program has also simplified the form requiring fewer details and uploading of ledger pages.

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The announced move comes after the Kerala High Court directed EPFO ​​to make changes in their online portal to help retirees and employees opt for a higher pension without having to go through a complicated process of proving prior approval.

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In November 2022 the EPFO ​​issued orders to apply for a higher pension under the shared option employees pension scheme. Early, the date line itself was March 3, which has now been extended to May 3, 2023.