Imphal, June 22:
Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal initiated to register all the contract employees to the web portal of the Ministry of Labour & Employment with the help of the Enforcement Officer, EPFO, Imphal to get EPF Code and password. The institute has been circulating and informing all the contract employees three times to submit a copy of AADHAAR card and PAN card for allotment of UAN number. So far, 295 contract employees have been allotted UAN number. Other remaining contract employees also will be allotted UAN number after submission of AADHHAR card by the contract employees.
In the same time, the institute has submitted a letter dated 2nd March, 2021 to Mr. K. Hungyo, Assistant P.F. Commissioner (Compliance), EPFO, R.O. Guwahati that the time limitation for the allotment of UAN number and generating of Challan may kindly be extended and requesting to make awareness campaign among the contractual employees of RIMS, Imphal as some of the contractual staff are ignorance about the importance of EPF deduction from their wages.
The Institute vide letter no. SFC/RIMS-2019 dated 2nd March, 2021 sent a request to the Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India for approval in connection with the implementation of Minimum Wages rate issued by the Ministry of Labour. The institute is awaiting the reply. In the meanwhile, the institute is also considering increasing Wages Rate for the Grade-IV contract employees but the whole process has been slow down due to COVID-19.