LIN (labour identification number) will also be launched by the government for simplifying business regulations and bringing in transparency and accountability in labour inspections by various agencies and bodies under the administrative control of the Labour Ministry.
Both UAN and LIN may be launched on October 16 by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
A senior official of Labour Ministry said, “Labour Secretary had called a meeting for the launch of UAN and LIN yesterday. The ministry has planned to launch both LIN portal and UAN on October 16”.
UAN offers collation of accounts and will be portable throughout the working career of the member. It can be used anywhere in India making members free from applying for transfer of PF account claim on changing jobs.