New Delhi , Sept 29:
The Labour Ministry has said that UMANG mobile application has been a big hit among the EPF subscribers to access services, especially during COVID-19 pandemic.
Out of the 47.3 crore hits clocked by the app since August 2019, 41.6 crore or 88 per cent of those were meant for the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) services, it added.
“The Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance (UMANG) has been a big hit among EPF subscribers enabling them to access services during COVID-19 pandemic from the comfort of their homes in a hassle-free manner,” a Labour Ministry statement said.
Adding to the 16 services already on the UMANG app, EPFO has now started another facility, enabling EPS (employees’ pension scheme) members to apply for Scheme Certificate under Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995, according to the statement.