Pensioners coming under the Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) are issued a PPO number, with the help of which they get pension after retirement.
Pension Payment Order (PPO) Number
Pension Payment Order (PPO) number is very special for pensioners. Forgetting or missing this number can stop your pension. Pensioners coming under the Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) are issued a PPO number, with the help of which they get pension after retirement.
Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) issues PPO numbers. It is a 12 digit number. PPO number is required by pensioners every year when they have to submit life certificate. Due to not having a PPO number, the pensioner may have to face many problems.
Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has given a tweet on how to get PPO number. If you have forgotten your PPO number, then you can get it with the help of bank account by following these steps.
Why is PPO number necessary?
A pensioner should take care that the Pension Payment Order (PPO) number is entered in his passbook. Many times it happens that the bank employees do not enter the PPO number in the passbook of the pensioner. In case of transfer of pension account from one branch to another, when the PPO number is not in the passbook, the release of pension may also be delayed.
If you file any complaint related to your pension in EPFO, then it is mandatory to give you PPO number here too. PPO number is also required to know pension status online.
get it again
>> To get the PPO number again, first of all you have to go to the official website of EPFO. After this, going to the left side of this website, click on the option of ‘Pensioners Portal’.
>> After clicking on this option a new page will open. On this page, you will have to click on the option of ‘Know Your PPO Number’. Here you have to enter your bank account number, which is linked to your pension fund.
>> After entering the bank account number or PF number, submit. After this you will get your PPO number on the screen.
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