Members of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation have now been permitted to withdraw a second non-refundable Covid-19 advance from the pension fund. The decision was taken by the government in the light of the economic impact of the second wave of coronavirus. A provision for special withdrawal of EPFO funds was introduced by the government in March last year under the PM Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY). The scheme was aimed at helping workers tide over the pandemic-induced financial difficulties.
Jun 01, 2021, 01:25PM ISTSource: Mirror Now