Union Minister Gangwar Honours staff and Officers of Delhi West EPFO Office for 100 Percent Settlement of Covid applications within 24 hours during last 175 Days, disbursing about Rs 750 crore to 3.25 lakh EPFO Subscribers
New Delhi: Shri Santosh Ganwar, Minister of State (i/c) for Labour and Employment honoured here today staff and Officers of West Delhi EPFO Office for exemplary work of settling Covid claims at an unprecedented pace and efficiency withn 24 hours. Speaking on the occasion Shri Gangwar informed that 100 percent of Covid-19 applications/claims have been settled within 24 hours during last 175 days. Working beyond call of duty, he said, they disbursed about Rs 750 crore to about 3.25 lakh EPFO Subscribers.
The Minister also informed that this office also settled 90 Percent of other EPFO claims within 24 Hours as against a EPFO Charter’s Mandate of 3 Days.
Lauding the work of EPFO Shri Gangwar called for EPFO emulating transparency and efficiency model oin its other Offices across India.
Shri Gangwar said that though even normal work was difficult, EPFO officers and staff on an overall basis have settled more than 44 Lakh Covid Advance Claims upto 15th October Disbursing over Rs 11,500 crore, which was highly challenging during the Covid -19 Pandemic and the lockdown announced to curb spread of the pandemic.
The Minister further informed that he is launched today an initiative of honouring outstanding performers rom offices under his Ministry like EPFO, ESIC, DG FASLI, DG Mines.
Shri Gangwar also elaborated the historic labour welfare Codes enacted by the Government recently.