GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Labour and Employment
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 4541
TO BE ANSWERED ON 16.05.2007
Cases Filed by Office of EPFC.
SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT be pleased to state:-
(a) the number of cases filed by the office of Employees Provident Fund Commissioner against the employees under various provisions of law during the year 2006-07, region-wise;
(b) the number of such cases pending in Courts as on 31st March, 2007, region-wise; and
(c) the steps taken/proposed to be taken to ensure prompt disposal of such cases in the country?
MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) OF THE MINISTRY OF
LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
(SHRI OSCAR FERNANDES)
(a) & (b): The number of cases sanctioned for prosecution by the Employees` Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) against its employees during 2006-07 and the number of such cases pending in Courts as on 31st March 2007 are 21 and 90, respectively, as per details given in the `Annexure`.
(c): Progress of the pending cases is regularly monitored by EPFO. Standing Counsels have been impressed upon to get expeditious disposal of the cases and prayers are made to Hon`ble Courts accordingly. However, the Courts dispose of the cases filed before it in accordance with the due procedure.
Annexure referred to in reply to part (a) & (b) of the Rajya Sabha unstarred Question No. 4541 for 16/05/2007.
|Sl. No.||Region||No. of prosecution sanctions accorded during 2006-07||Old Pending cases||Total Pending cases|
|10||Mumbai – I||1||3||4|
|11||Mumbai – II||0||3||3|