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77 lakh new subscribers signed up: EPFO

77 lakh new subscribers signed up: EPFO

In the Employees` Enrolment Campaign, 2017, an Employees` Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), as many as 77 lakh new subscribers have been enrolled.

EPFO advisory body to examine stock exposure hike proposal

The proposal to increase investments in exchange traded funds (ETFs) to 15 per cent from 10 per cent on May 25 will be examined by retirement fund manager EPFO's advisory body Finance, Investment and Audit Committee (FAIC).

EPFO reduces claim settlement period to 10 days from 20

EPFO reduces claim settlement period to 10 days from 20

Retirement fund manager EPFO has reduced the stipulated period for settlement of various claims such PF withdrawal, pension and insurance to 10 days from 20 at present.

EPFO meet to discuss hike in ETF investment to 15%: Bandaru Dattatreya

EPFO meet to discuss hike in ETF investment to 15%: Bandaru Dattatreya

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Monday said the board of retirement fund body EPFO will deliberate on raising investment limit in exchange traded funds (ETFs) to 15 per cent at its meeting later this month.

No home construction by EPFO, to act as facilitator: Bandaru Dattatreya

No home construction by EPFO, to act as facilitator: Bandaru Dattatreya

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Monday clarified that the retirement fund body EPFO will not construct houses, but become a facilitator for its over four crore members so that they can buy homes.

You can withdraw EPF for treatment without medical certificate

You can withdraw EPF for treatment without medical certificate

Over four crore members of the retirement fund body EPFO can now withdraw funds from their EPF account for treatment of illness and purchasing equipment to deal with handicap without medical certificates.

 

You can withdraw 90% EPF to buy home, pay EMI from account

You can withdraw 90% EPF to buy home, pay EMI from account

Over four crore subscribers of the retirement fund body EPFO can now make down payment and pay EMIs from their EPF accounts to buy homes.

How to link EPF with Aadhaar – Check out the step by step guide

How to link EPF with Aadhaar – Check out the step by step guide

Here is a step by step guide on how to link your EPF with Aadhaar online.

Finance Ministry approves 8.65% interest rate on EPF for 2016-17

Finance Ministry approves 8.65% interest rate on EPF for 2016-17

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation trustees had approved 8.65 percent rate on EPF in December last year.

How to download EPF Passbook – Here is the step by step guide

How to download EPF Passbook – Here is the step by step guide

Here is a step by step guide on how to download your EPF Passbook.

PF deposits to fetch 8.65% interest for fiscal 2016-17

PF deposits to fetch 8.65% interest for fiscal 2016-17

The Finance Ministry is believed to have permitted the Labour Ministry to go ahead with 8.65 percent rate of interest on employees' provident fund for 2016-17, which will benefit over four crore EPFO members.

EPFO to provide 8.65% interest on EPF for FY'17: Bandaru Dattatreya

EPFO to provide 8.65% interest on EPF for FY'17: Bandaru Dattatreya

About 4 crore subscribers of EPFO will get 8.65 per cent interest on provident fund deposits for 2016-17, as decided by the organisation's trustees in December, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said on Thursday.

EPFO members to get loyalty-cum-life benefit of up to Rs 50,000

EPFO members to get loyalty-cum-life benefit of up to Rs 50,000

Retirement fund body EPFO's subscribers will get loyalty-cum-life benefit of up to Rs 50,000 at the time of retirement for contributing to the scheme for 20 years or more.

EPFO defers decision on hike in ETF investments

EPFO defers decision on hike in ETF investments

The board of retirement fund body EPFO on Wednesday deferred the proposal to raise investment in stock market to 15 per cent of its investible deposits from current 10 percent.

EPFO extends deadline for submitting Aadhaar to April 30

EPFO extends deadline for submitting Aadhaar to April 30

Retirement fund body EPFO has extended the deadline for submitting Aadhaar number to April 30, 2017 for its over four crore members.

EPFO should provide unemployment insurance, gratuity: Panel

EPFO should provide unemployment insurance, gratuity: Panel

A Parliamentary panel has recommended amendments in social security schemes run by retirement fund body EPFO to include unemployment insurance and gratuity benefits.

Settling EPF claims through mobile phone to be a reality soon

Settling EPF claims through mobile phone to be a reality soon

Nearly four crore members of retirement fund body EPFO will soon be able to settle their claims like EPF withdrawal through mobile application UMANG.

 

Conduct special audit of PF trusts: Panel to labour ministry

Conduct special audit of PF trusts: Panel to labour ministry

A parliamentary panel has asked the labour ministry to conduct special inspection or audit of private EPF trusts that have been found to be investing their workers' retirement savings in own firms through mutual funds.

Salary threshold may be hiked to Rs 25,000 for mandatory PF coverage

Salary threshold may be hiked to Rs 25,000 for mandatory PF coverage

EPFO is likely to approve a proposal to hike wage ceiling for coverage under its social security schemes to Rs 25,000 per month from the existing Rs 15,000.

EPFO: Today is the last date of submission of digital life certificate for pensioners

EPFO: Today is the last date of submission of digital life certificate for pensioners

EPFO has decided to allow pensioners to submit their life certificates electronically and link their accounts with their Aadhaar numbers till today.