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PMGKY Update: PM Garib Kalyan Yojana Scheme Extended; Check Online Method to Apply for Reimbursements

Tooba Maher
Tooba Maher

All the employers who want to receive reimbursements of benefits under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) scheme & who have remitted for the March month before the deployment of this facility can have some relief. The facility of PMGKY scheme to give relief to employers amid the nationwide covid-19 lockdown has been extended.

Want to get the reimbursements under PMGKY? Then follow the below steps.

Online method to get reimbursements under PMGKY:

Step 1: First, log in on the Unified Employer Portal with Username and Password
Step 2: Tap on the PMGKY Reimbursement Registration option
Step 3: If your Form 5A is already attested you can see the form & bank details of the establishment
Step 4: If your details in the form are correct, then fill the column of establishment
Step 5: Click on 'Agree' and then on 'Submit' icon
Step 6: However, if Form 5A is not having important details along with bank details, then complete other details & bank account. Attest Form 5A

Then follow the above same steps after Form 5A is attested

After completing it a message will come on your screen saying 'Reimbursement Application is successfully submitted'.

Though, the organisation is processing all the claims, the claims for advance to fight covid-19 are being processed on priority considering exigency of the situation, said EPFO in a tweet reply to query made by the user. However, the time for processing other types of claims is 20 days, the tweet added.

It is to be noted that around 79 lakh subscribers & about 3.8 lakh establishments are likely to benefit from the PMGKY package involving an outgo of Rs 4800 cr.

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