If someone has lost or misplaced your PPO number, then your pension can stop. For this, you can get it again by following the rules mentioned by EPFO.
New Delhi: Pensioners coming under the Employee Pension Scheme are given a unique number called Pension Payment Order (PPO). On the basis of this, pensioners get pension after retirement with the help of this. If someone has lost or missed this number, then your pension can stop. In such a situation, you can get it again without any tension by following the rules told by EPFO.
PPO number is very important
The PPO number is issued by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) to the person retiring from any company. Without this pension cannot be received. Therefore it is very important to have it. In fact, the Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) also provides the facility of checking salary status etc. from the PPO number given to identify the beneficiary. So let’s know the process of getting it back.
How to apply for PPO number
1. To retrieve the lost PPO number, first go to the official website of Employees’ Provident Fund Organization https://www.epfindia.gov.in/site_en/index.php .
2. Now click on the option of ‘Pensioners Portal’ in the ‘Online Services’ section.
3. Now a new page will open in front of you. Here you click on ‘Know Your PPO No’.
4. Here you fill your bank account number in which your pension comes every month. If you want, you can also search by entering your PF number.
5. After filling all the details submit it.
6. After this you will see your PPO number on the screen.
PPO number is also mandatory here
This special 12-digit number acts as a reference for you. Through this, the Central Pension Accounting Office is contacted. It is also easy to transfer your account from one bank to another branch by entering this PPO number in the pensioner’s passbook. Apart from this, it is mandatory to give PPO number in EPFO for any kind of pension related work or complaint. Apart from this, it is very important to write this number to see the pension status.