PF accounts

EPFO mulls crediting ETF units to PF accounts

EPFO mulls crediting ETF units to PF accounts

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation's (EPFO) has sought views from the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in this regard.

Aug 27, 2017, 18:02 PM IST
EPFO extends deadline for submitting Aadhaar to April 30

EPFO extends deadline for submitting Aadhaar to April 30

Retirement fund body EPFO has extended the deadline for submitting Aadhaar number to April 30, 2017 for its over four crore members.

Apr 12, 2017, 18:26 PM IST
Conduct special audit of PF trusts: Panel to labour ministry

Conduct special audit of PF trusts: Panel to labour ministry

A parliamentary panel has asked the labour ministry to conduct special inspection or audit of private EPF trusts that have been found to be investing their workers' retirement savings in own firms through mutual funds.

Apr 09, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
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.

Feb 22, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
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.

Feb 21, 2017, 21:35 PM IST
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.

Mar 29, 2016, 18:27 PM IST
EPFO seals Bank a/c of over 600 firms for irregularities

EPFO seals Bank a/c of over 600 firms for irregularities

EPFO carried out a drive to realise PF contributions from employers and took the strict action against them between April 1 last year and March 10 this year.

Mar 11, 2016, 18:12 PM IST

EPFO updates 15.54 crore PF accounts for 2014-15 on April 1

Retirement fund body has achieved another milestone in the process of digitising its operations by updating 15.54 crore PF accounts for 2014-15 in a day.

Apr 07, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

Settle inoperative PF accounts: EPFO to field offices

Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field offices to identify the beneficiaries of inoperative PF accounts and settle those either by making payments, or transferring money to their active accounts.

Jan 12, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

EPFO launches online PF transfer facility for PF trusts

Provident fund accounts with privately held PF trusts can now be transferred online to accounts maintained by the retirement fund body EPFO.

Dec 05, 2014, 18:58 PM IST

EPFO to launch online PF transfer for PF trusts this month

There are 3,621 private provident fund trusts (PPFT) which are managing the accounts as well as retirement fund of their workers. These trusts are regulated by the EPFO.

Oct 12, 2014, 10:35 AM IST

Online transfer of PF accounts service in last week of August

According to the source, the EPFO will conduct a live testing of service from Monday onwards whereby workers of some selected establishments would be allowed to file their transfer claims online.

Aug 18, 2013, 12:57 PM IST

EPFO starts registration of digital signatures of employers

Online transfer of PF accounts on changing jobs will soon be a reality as retirement fund manager EPFO has started registering digital signatures of employers, a prerequisite for providing the facility.

Jul 26, 2013, 15:02 PM IST

94.13 lakh PF accounts yet to be updated

Taking a serious view of the slow progress, Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has asked its field staff to update all PF accounts for 2011-12 by March end.

Jan 07, 2013, 18:15 PM IST