EPF interest rate: Nationwide protest by trade unions today

EPF interest rate: Nationwide protest by trade unions today

Trade unions on Friday went on a day-long nationwide protest against Finance Ministry's decision to fix 8.7 percent interest rate for provident fund subscribers, lower than 8.8 percent decided by the EPFO.

Facing protest over lowering of EPF interest rate, Labour Minister to meet Arun Jaitley

Facing protest over lowering of EPF interest rate, Labour Minister to meet Arun Jaitley

Facing strong protest from the trade unions over reduction in EPF interest rate, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said on Thursday that he will discuss the issue with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Finance Ministry defends lower interest rate on EPF, cites lack of funds

Finance Ministry defends lower interest rate on EPF, cites lack of funds

Employee unions have called a nationwide protest on April 29, against the Finance Ministry's move to fix EPF interest rate at 8.7 percent for 2015-16, lower than 8.8 percent sought by Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) and 8.75 paid for the previous fiscal.

Will give 'all justifications' for 8.8% EPF interest rate: Dattatreya

Will give 'all justifications' for 8.8% EPF interest rate: Dattatreya

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Wednesday assured the RSS-backed trade union BMS that his ministry is pressing upon the Finance Ministry with "all justifications" to uphold 8.8 percent interest rate decided by the EPFO.

EPFO to make Aadhaar as primary identifier to settle PF claim?

EPFO to make Aadhaar as primary identifier to settle PF claim?

In a move that could probably make PF withdrawals much easier, retirement body Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has planned to make Aadhaar as primary identifier for settling Aadhaar-seed PF accounts.

 Government mulling proposal to liquidate certain loss-making PSUs, employee interest to be protected

Government mulling proposal to liquidate certain loss-making PSUs, employee interest to be protected

In a bid to limit public expenditure, the central government is mulling over a proposal to liquidate certain loss-making PSUs

EPFO to launch system for discouraging premature withdrawals

EPFO to launch system for discouraging premature withdrawals

Retirement fund body EPFO plans to launch 'One Employee One EPF Account' system on May 1 to dissuade premature PF withdrawals and encourage state governments to join its pension system.

Govt rolls back stricter PF withdrawal norms

Govt rolls back stricter PF withdrawal norms

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Good news! Govt cancels new PF withdrawal norms, old system to continue

Good news! Govt cancels new PF withdrawal norms, old system to continue

In a major relief to the salaried class, the government on Tuesday cancelled the new Provident Fund withdrawal norms which restricted workers from withdrawing the entire amount from the PF till they attend the age of 58 years.

Good news! Govt puts on hold new PF withdrawal norms

Good news! Govt puts on hold new PF withdrawal norms

Facing protest, the government on Tuesday kept in abeyance for three more months the proposed move to bar withdrawal of employer's contribution to the provident fund corpus until the employee attains the age of 58 years.

Govt extends decision restricting full withdrawal of PF money by three months

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New Delhi: The government on Tuesday further extended its decision restricting full withdrawal of provident fund (PF) money by three months.

PF withdrawal: Now you can withdraw entire amount for housing, medical, education

PF withdrawal: Now you can withdraw entire amount for housing, medical, education

In a little relief to the common man, the EPFO has decided to change the PF withdrawal rules that restrict employees from withdrawing their entire PF balance till the age of 58.

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EPFO puts on hold new PF withdrawal norms till April 30

EPFO puts on hold new PF withdrawal norms till April 30

Retirement fund body EPFO today deferred till April 30 implementation of new norms that restrict 100 per cent withdrawal of provident fund by members after unemployment of more than two months, among others

Govt sets up fund to use unclaimed money for senior citizens

Govt sets up fund to use unclaimed money for senior citizens

 Government has set up a welfare fund which will utilise unclaimed money, estimated to be in excess of Rs 9,000 crore, lying in PPF, employees provident fund and small savings schemes to provide healthcare facilities and pension to senior citizens.

Good news for 9 crore PF a/c holders! EPFO to give interest on inoperative accounts from April 1

Good news for 9 crore PF a/c holders! EPFO to give interest on inoperative accounts from April 1

Retirement fund body EPFO on Tuesday decided to provide interest on inoperative accounts from April 1, a move which will benefit over nine crore such account-holders having total deposits of over Rs 32,000 crore.

Employees likely to earn interest on inoperative PF accounts

Employees likely to earn interest on inoperative PF accounts

An inoperative Employees' Provident Fund Account may also earn interest on the earnings parked with the retirement fund, as the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is to take a decision on the same.

3-yr insurance after job cessation on cards for EPFO members

Retirement fund body EPFO is likely to approve tomorrow a proposal to provide insurance cover to its subscribers for three years after cessation of employment

EPFO to invest more in G-Secs for infra development:Dattatreya

EPFO to invest more in G-Secs for infra development:Dattatreya

Retirement fund body EPFO will park more funds in public sector bonds to boost government's infrastructure development programmes and continue to invest in equities, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said.