EPF department has started online challan verification facility .By this facility you can checked EPF challan deposit status through transaction number given on the challan or popularly known as ECR(electronic challan cum return).As w have updated you from time to time that uploading of electronic challan is mandatory to deposit the EPF wef March ,2012.
The new feature of Verification is important for principal employers who are hiring contract workers through contractors . Under EPF ACT , it is responsibility of principal employer to ensure that EPF rules and regulation are complied .So if workers are hired through contractor and contractor is depositing epf to department and getting reimbursement of the same from principal employer then it is principal employers duty to cross verify the claims of contractor and to check that epf has been deposited or not
To verify the deposit details one can use transaction id number given on ECR (challan ).Just fill the transaction number in given below form ,detail of deposit will be shown if transaction id is correct.so verify epf deposit now.
Free Software to prepare ECR (electronic challan cum return )