Recently, India's Finance Ministry asked the EPFO if they have sufficient surplus for the payout as decided for last fiscal. The question also considered the management during the times when some of these investments may turn bad.
The Labour Ministry enquired EPFO if it has ample fund to be carried forward for the next fiscal year.
In reply to the official question, An EPFO official answered that till now the fund calculation is correct and it has been maintained the same since the past 20 years or more.

Also, replying to the query raised about exposure to IL&FS, EPFO official said that if the loss incurred due to the money invested in IL&FS, it will be taken care of by them.
The latest disclosed audited accounts of EPFO for 2016-17, concludes an entry of “income over expenditure” on a cumulative basis.