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Industrial Relations, Trade Unions, and Labour Legislation, 2nd Edition by Seema Priyadarshini Shekhar, Indu Bala Sinha, P. R. N. Sinha

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Chapter 27

Provident Fund Legislation

Chapter Objectives

This chapter will enable students to:

  1. Understand the scope and coverage of the EPF and MP Act, 1952, and the provisions of the Act relating to framing of schemes under the Act
  2. Describe the various schemes framed under the EPF and MP Act 1952
  3. Explain the administrative arrangement for the enforcement of the Act
  4. Present an assessment of the Working of the Act and the schemes framed under it
  5. Make a comparison with other social security laws covering similar contingencies

Evolution of Provident Fund Legislation in India

In India, measures for the protection of workers against loss of income due to old age and invalidity were initially confined to the efforts of private employers. Later, ...

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