How to check pension status on EPFO portal

How to check pension status on EPFO portal

When an Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) subscriber retires, he will be allotted a Pension Payment Order (PPO), a 12-digit number given to each pensioner covered by the Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS).

Pensioners can check the status of their pension on the EPFO’s pensioner’s portal. The 12 digit PPO number is unique for each pensioner/family pensioner and it works as a reference number for any communication. Pensioners can check the status of their pension and lodge grievances using their 12 digit PPO number. If you are not aware of your PPO number, follow the below steps.

How to find your PPO number

Step 1: Log on to www.epfindia.gov.in
Step 2: Under Online service, click on the Pensioner’s portal
Step 3: You will be redirected to the ‘Welcome to Pensioners Portal. ‘Click ‘Know your PPO number’ which is mentioned on the right side of the page
Step 4: Enter either your bank account number or PF number.

Once the necessary data has been entered, you will be given your PPO number, Member ID, and pension type.

How to check pension status

Step 1: Log on to www.epfindia.gov.in
Step 2: Under Online service, click on the Pensioner’s portal
Step 3: You will be redirected to the ‘Welcome to Pensioners Portal. ‘
Step 4: Click on ‘Know Your Pension Status’ which is mentioned on the right side of the page
Step 5: Select Office, office ID, PPO number and click on ‘Get Status’ to get status of your pension.

Verification of PPO

Please check the pensionary awards included in your PPO as soon as you receive it to ensure they are accurate and in accordance with current regulations. According to the Pensioners Portal, “In case of any correction(s) required in the PPO, please contact your Head of Office/Pension Disbursing Agency for necessary action in this regard.”

What is system of allotment of 12 digit PPO numbers?

According to the Central Pension Accounting Office (CPAO), “The following system is adopted for the allotment of 12 digits PPO numbers. In each PPO, the first five digits indicate the code number of PPO Issuing Authority, next two digits indicate the year of issue, and after this the four digits indicate the sequential number of the PPO while the last digit is a check digit for the purpose of computer.”

Source By: economictimes

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