Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 19:55
"A proposal for providing a minimum pension of Rs 1,000 per month to pensioners under EPS-95 is under consideration of the government," Labour Minister Oscar Fernandes said in a written reply.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 19:37
A Japanese investment adviser was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for defrauding pension funds of some USD 240 million in a case that has invited comparisons with US fraudster Bernie Madoff.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 19:51
A delegation of elderly people from the Pension Parishad led by rights activist Aruna Roy met Rahul Gandhi to apprise him of their long standing demands of revamp in old age, widow and disabled pension scheme.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 22:37
The recent passage of pension regulator Act will spur growth potential of the investment corpus of the pension sector to over USD 1 trillion mark by the turn of 2025, says a report.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 21:18
BJP on Wednesday questioned the basis of UP government`s move to provide pension to those injured in the Muzaffarnagar riots, and demanded that such help be extended to all injured in recent communal clashes in the state.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 14:44
However, India has not yet allowed the EPFO funds to be invested into equities.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 21:54
As many as 74 people injured during riots in five districts of Uttar Pradesh after August 27 will be given pension by the Uttar Pradesh government.
Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 15:52
Alternate avenues for fund raising like insurance and pension funds need to be tapped into to meet India's growing capital requirements and to achieve the growth target of 8 percent during the 12th Plan period, says a study.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 18:16
In an apparent bid to woo electorate ahead of 2014 general elections, Ramesh reportedly wrote to the Planning Commission and the Finance Ministry to hike pension amount under the National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP).
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 13:51
Tripura government has announced a new social security pension scheme for the women deserted by their husbands, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 18:34
Retirement fund body EPFO will not allow higher contribution towards pension scheme in fresh cases for time being as it causes additional financial burden on the Employees' Pension Scheme 1995 (EPS-95).
Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 20:54
Uttar Pradesh government on Monday directed district police chiefs to ensure safety of all the government employees willing to defy the call for strike tomorrow by unions demanding better salary and pension.
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