India's social security pact with Canada comes into force

Employees posted by Indian establishments in Canada on a predetermined duration of up to 60 months are not required to contribute towards social security schemes in that country.

12 convicted in EPFO fraud case

Twelve persons, including five employees of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), were convicted by a special CBI court here for fraudulently settling 11 PF claims amounting to Rs 44,74,895 by forging documents.

FinMin wants EPFO to invest 3-5% funds in stocks index

The government has asked the
Employees Provident Fund Organisation to begin parking three
to five percent of its subscribers` retirement funds in
stocks for better returns.