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EPFO targets to make UANs operational by Oct 15

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 18:59

Retirement fund manager EPFO that has initiated the process of seeding KYC details like PAN, Aadhaar of contributing members for making Universal Account Number (UAN) has set a target of seeding 2 crore bank account data by end of this month, an official said.

EPFO seeks trustees' nod to invest Rs 10K cr in NTPC bonds

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 18:27

EPFO has sought approval of its apex decision making body the Central Board of Trustees (CBT) for the investment, as per the agenda of the trustees meet scheduled on August 26.

EPFO seeks trustees nod to invest more funds in govt bonds

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 17:26

Retirement fund manager EPFO has sought approval of its trustees to invest more funds in government securities, particularly state development loans (SDL) as they offer better returns than corporate bonds.

EPFO to inspect firms splitting wages to reduce PF liability

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 15:13

In a bid to deal with issue of splitting of wages by employers, retirement fund body EPFO has asked its over 120 field formations to inspect firms which are deducting PF on 50 percent or less of total wages.

EPFO settles 11 lakh claims in July, 43 lakh since April

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 13:49

Retirement fund manager EPFO has settled over 11 lakh claims, including transfer and withdrawal of provident fund, last month.

Inoperative A/c norms should be strictly followed: EPFO

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 19:36

Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field formations to strictly follow guidelines while settling claims out of inoperative accounts in order to reduce the risk of frauds.

EPFO issues 4.17 cr UANs for seeding with workers' KYCs

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 19:08

Initiating the process of providing portable Universal Account Numbers to members, retirement fund body EPFO today issued 4.17 crore UANs to firms for seeding them with workers' KYCs like Aadhaar and bank account number.

EPFO asks staff to take steps to enforce min pension, wage cap

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:37

EPFO has asked its field staff to take steps for enforcing government's decision of raising wage ceiling to Rs 15,000 to cover the organised sector worker.

Firms with 10 or more employees may come under EPF Act

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:32

The government is considering a proposal to reduce threshold limit for coverage of firms under the EPF Act to 10 persons.

EPFO may announce interest on PF for 2014-15 next month

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 23:03

Retirement fund body EPFO may take a decision on rate of interest on PF deposits to be provided for current fiscal to its over 5 crore subscribers, in its trustees meet scheduled next month.

EPFO to provide UAN to contributing members initially

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 22:33

Retirement fund body EPFO has decided to work in mission mode to provide portable Universal Account Number to contributing members initially and seed it with KYCs like Aadhaar and PAN to make it more secure.

EPFO settled 37.41 lakh claims till July 15 this fiscal

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 15:48

EPFO had launched the online facility for allotment of employer's code on June 30 this year.