हाल ही में पॉयनियर अखबार में एक खबर छपी है. इसमें बताया गया है कि पीएफ घोटालेबाजों में न्यूज एजेंसी यूएनआई भी है और इसके खिलाफ कार्रवाई शुरू कर दी गई है. खबर के मुताबिक यूएनआई पर अपने कर्मचारियों के पीएफ का 3.81 करोड़ रुपये बकाया है. इसकी वसूली के लिए यूएनआई की संपत्तियों को जब्त करने का काम पीएफ डिपार्टमेंट ने शुरू कर दिया है. पढ़िए पायनियर अखबार में प्रकाशित पूरी खबर….
Three EPF defaulters held in two months
New Delhi : Three Employee Provident Fund (EPF) dues defaulters from three establishments were arrested in the last two months and immovable properties of two of the establishments were attached. The three accused have been identified as Rajesh Vig owner of Weltech India Pvt Ltd, Rajbeer Singh partner of New Jagran Enterprises, who was in service of the Delhi Police and Jyoti Singh Rawat, owner of Jyoti Sweets and Bakery, Hari Nagar.
Abhay Ranjan, Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (I), North Delhi told The Pioneer that his office was making all out efforts to recover dues from defaulters. The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (North Delhi) is the head of the entire zone. Meanwhile, Nidhi Singh, RPFC (Recovery) said that recently her office had recovered Rs10,24,715 from Dayanand Model School and Rs16,02,224 from Gayatri Securities Services by way of Bank Attachment and the bankers had also given a demand draft in favour of the RPFC. She said that stringent action was being taken against all defaulting establishments and owners.
“In case of another major defaulter, UNI, out of the total outstanding of Rs 3.81 crore, an amount of Rs2.25 crore has been recovered by way of attachment of bank account of the establishment and prohibitory orders against the debtors. This establishment has been directed to liquidate the dues in three months, otherwise chairman and directors will have to face stringent action as provided in the EPF & MP Act, 1952 and the schemes framed there under.
Also the properties of Hotel D Romana, Weltech & Vig Lables have been attached where sizable amount of recovery is pending and arrest warrants against these employers have already been issued by the Recovery Officer.” said Singh
Robin Banerjee, recovery officer, said his office was taking action as provided under Section 8B to 8F of the Employee Provident Fund Act & Scheme, 1952 against major defaulters like UNI, HT Media, M3 Media, Alkarna and others. In respect of UNI Rs2.25 crore and Alkarna more than Rs61 lakh has been recovered.
Banerjee said, “The defaulters were brought before me and they were kept in office custody since morning. Confinement orders for sending them to prison were ready but their relatives arrived at the EPF office and deposited the dues. in case of Rs2,85,367 from Weltech India, Rs92,611 from Jyoti Sweets and of Rs50,407 from New Jagran Enterprises were recovered.”
“In a major breakthrough the office has recovered Rs 95 lakh in November 2016 from Centaur Hotel. The establishment promised to deposit the remaining Rs 65 lakh in December 2016,” he added.