Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) doors can be opened to workers working in 40 crore unorganized sector across the country.
New Delhi: The economy of the country was severely affected due to Corona Virus. The income of the unorganized sector employees and laborers was adversely affected due to the lockdown. He faced the most problems during the Corona period. Now the EPFO has decided to give big relief to the workers in the unorganized sector.
40 crore unorganized sector employees get a chance to join EPFO
Let us tell you that the doors of the Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) can be opened for the workers working in the 40 crore unorganized sector across the country. However, for this the EPFO will have to make major changes in the way it works.
In the new year, the organization will have to make concerted efforts to improve services, focusing on implementing the ambitious self-reliant India Employment Scheme of the government.
Unorganized sector workers do not get the benefit of PF
It is noteworthy that there are more than 40 crore unorganized sector workers in the country who do not come in the salary register of any establishment or company and they do not get benefits like provident fund and gratuity. The government has planned to bring all these under the EPFO to provide social security.
Let us tell you that on this issue Brijesh Upadhyay, former General Secretary of the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), said that with the implementation of the Social Security Code, new challenges will come before the EPFO in 2021. He said that in order to provide social security to the workers in the unorganized sector, the scope of their plans and network will have to be increased.