Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 18:58
Retail inflation rates for farm and rural workers increased marginally to 8.44 percent and 8.72 percent, respectively, in April after prices of food items and fuel rose.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 17:12
In a bid to protect tax benefits for subscribers of about 70 private provident fund trusts, retirement fund body EPFO will call a meeting of an empowered committee in the first week of March to grant them regular tax exemption.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 10:57
Trustees of retirement fund body EPFO Thursday approved a proposal to provide a monthly pension of minimum Rs 1,000, a decision that will immediately benefit about its 28 lakh pensioners.
Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 21:56
Retail inflation for industrial workers eased to 9.13 percent in December compared to 11.47 percent in November and 11.17 in the same month in 2012 on account of softening of prices of foods items.
Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 22:12
Retirement fund body EPFO's trustees on February 5 will decide on amending its scheme to provide a minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000, which will immediately benefit its 27 lakh pensioners.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 21:12
Retirement fund manager EPFO needs to provide unique account number to its subscribers and improve its accounting for providing seamless services at par with banks, Labour Minister Oscar Fernandes said.
Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 14:26
Union Minister Oscar Fernandes was given the additional charge of Ministry of Labour and Employment following the death of Sis Ram Ola.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 19:17
The Labour Ministry has relaxed investment norms for retirement fund manager EPFO, but refrained from allowing the body to invest a part of its huge corpus of around Rs 5 lakh crore in equity markets.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 14:44
However, India has not yet allowed the EPFO funds to be invested into equities.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 21:25
In what would surely come as intriguing information for policy-makers, a Labour Ministry survey has found that with an increase in education levels in the country, the unemployment rate was also increasing across age groups.
Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 12:41
Saudi Arabia has denied reports that the grace period for foreigners staying illegally in the kingdom to regularise their situation will be extended.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 19:56
Retail inflation for industrial workers has surged to 10.7 percent in September.
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