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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.

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.

Cabinet nod likely to double gratuity cap to Rs 20 lakh

Cabinet nod likely to double gratuity cap to Rs 20 lakh

The proposed amendment is being brought to bring the maximum ceiling amount to Rs 20 lakh in line with the 7th Central Pay Commission's recommendations as accepted by the government.

Gratuity ceiling for private sector employees to be raised to Rs 20 lakh

Gratuity ceiling for private sector employees to be raised to Rs 20 lakh

Formal sector workers may soon be eligible for up to Rs 20 lakh tax-free gratuity as central trade unions have agreed on the proposal in a tripartite consultation with the Labour Ministry.

7th Pay Commission: Gratuity ceiling doubled to Rs 20 lakh

7th Pay Commission: Gratuity ceiling doubled to Rs 20 lakh

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the pay panel recommendation of doubling ceiling of gratuity from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 20 lakh.

How well have you planned for your post-retirement phase?

How well have you planned for your post-retirement phase?

Individuals in the country need to make well directed efforts towards their financial planning and explore the opportunities to invest in such products that offer guaranteed returns for a long duration of time.