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EPFO may release its notification for housing scheme

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EPF contributors above statutory limit to be benefited: Govt

EPF contributors above statutory limit to be benefited: Govt

 The Centre on Thursday clarified that the members of the retirement fund body EPFO, who have made EPF contributions on wages above the statutory limit, would be benefited accordingly.

EPFO's interest pay dues over Rs 9,700 cr at March-end 2016

EPFO's interest pay dues over Rs 9,700 cr at March-end 2016

Retirement body EPFO had over Rs 9,700 crore to be paid as interest to subscribers by March 2016, the government said in Parliament on Monday.

EPFO may invest up to 15% of investable amount in equity markets

EPFO may invest up to 15% of investable amount in equity markets

Buoyed by the surging stock markets, the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) may propose to invest up to 15 per cent of its investable amount in equity markets during the next fiscal, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said.

Contractual workers of ECHS to be brought under EPFO net

Contractual workers of ECHS to be brought under EPFO net

Retirement fund body EPFO on Tuesday said contractual workers of ECHS scheme for ex-servicemen will be brought under the ambit of its social security schemes.

Single form soon for firms to enrol with EPFO, ESIC

Single form soon for firms to enrol with EPFO, ESIC

Companies will soon have to fill just a single common form to enrol themselves with retirement fund body EPFO and state insurer ESIC.

EPFO introduces composite form for death cases also

EPFO introduces composite form for death cases also

Retirement fund body EPFO has introduced a composite claim form for their members in the case of death in order to reduce paperwork for dependants of the deceased.

Furnishing of Aadhaar mandatory for final settlement of pension claims: EPFO

Furnishing of Aadhaar mandatory for final settlement of pension claims: EPFO

The EPFO has clarified that obtaining of Aadhaar should be mandatory for the time being only for final settlement of Pension and not in withdrawl cases.

Aadhaar not needed for pension withdrawals for now: EPFO

Aadhaar not needed for pension withdrawals for now: EPFO

Retirement fund manager EPFO on Wednesday said Aadhaar will not be required for withdrawal benefits under the Employees' Pension Scheme for now, but furnishing the 12 digit unique number is mandatory in case of final settlement of pension.

EPFO allows withdrawals from pension account without Aadhaar

EPFO allows withdrawals from pension account without Aadhaar

Retirement fund body EPFO has allowed full and final withdrawal of funds by the subscribers from their pension account without providing Aadhaar number.

EPFO to launch housing scheme for over 4 crore members in March

EPFO to launch housing scheme for over 4 crore members in March

Retirement fund body EPFO will launch a housing scheme next month for its over four crore members to enable them to make down payment and pay EMIs from their EPF accounts to buy homes.

EPFO introduces common form for different types of withdrawal

EPFO introduces common form for different types of withdrawal

Subscribers of retirement fund body EPFO can now withdrawal money from their PF account using one common form and will not be required to file documents like marriage invitation cards for taking advances.

Now, withdraw money from your PF account using one common form

Now, withdraw money from your PF account using one common form

EPFO has also done away with the practice of filing utlisation certificates for advances taken from their PF accounts and can submit self-utlisation certificate.

Online EPF withdrawal, pension fixation to be a reality by May

Online EPF withdrawal, pension fixation to be a reality by May

Retirement fund body EPFO is expected to launch online facility for settlement of claims, including EPF withdrawal and pension fixation, by May this year to put an end to tedious paper work by its members.

Aadhaar mandatory for receiving benefits under EPFO, March 31st last date of submission

Aadhaar mandatory for receiving benefits under EPFO, March 31st last date of submission

Retirement fund body EPFO has extended the deadline for submitting Aaddhar by its about 50 lakh pensioners as well as around 4 crore subscribers till March 31 to help them get their benefits of social security schemes.

Labour Min, FinMin agree on 8.65% EPF interest: Dattatreya

Labour Min, FinMin agree on 8.65% EPF interest: Dattatreya

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Tuesday said 8.65 percent interest rate on EPF deposits for this fiscal will soon be ratified by the Finance Ministry and there is no difference of opinion on the issue.

 

Give workers option to choose provident fund, pension schemes: Economic Survey

Give workers option to choose provident fund, pension schemes: Economic Survey

Pitching for labour reforms, the survey said formal employment could increase by offering employees choices when they start employment.

Budget may levy new cess to provide social security to coolies

Budget may levy new cess to provide social security to coolies

Government may announce a new cess in the forthcoming Union Budget 2017-18 to cover around 20,000 railway coolies under social security schemes run by the retirement fund body EPFO.

EPFO pensioners can give digital life certificate till Feb 28

Retirement fund body EPFO has extended the deadline for submitting digital life certificate by its over 50 lakh pensioners till February 28 to help them get their pension account linked with Aadhaar.