EPFO is already conducting legal proceedings against eight companies of Faridabad and issued notices to all establishments which are not complying with rules.
UAN is a unique 12-digit account number. It serves as a single identity metric in the EPF system irrespective of the employer. After getting UAN employee can directly communicate with EPFO without any employer interventions causing unnecessary delays, especially for withdrawals and transfer.
The UAN facility was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in October last year.
The EPFO had issued over 40 million UANs to employers across the country in July last year. Now the process of seeding these accounts with KYC details like PAN, Bank Account and Aadhaar started. But only 5.63 million EPF subscribers had activated their portable PF account numbers till June this year.