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Higher contributions to pension in new cases not allowed: EPFO

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 18:34

Retirement fund body EPFO will not allow higher contribution towards pension scheme in fresh cases for time being as it causes additional financial burden on the Employees' Pension Scheme 1995 (EPS-95).

EPFO working on new universal number

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 22:13

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on Monday said they are working on a universal number system for its four-crore active subscribers.

Unions oppose FinMin proposal to offer EPFO members NPS scheme

Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 11:36

Trade unions have decided to oppose finance ministry's proposal to offer the New Pension System (NPS) to the retirement fund body EPFO's subscribers who are covered under Employees' Pension Scheme-1995 (EPS-95).

EPFO to pay 8.5% interest on PF deposits for 2012-13

Last Updated: Monday, February 25, 2013, 18:41

Under, 2008 investment pattern norms, the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will have greater flexibility to park its surplus funds in long-term debt instruments and certificate of deposits of PSU banks.

EPFO may decide to pay 8.5% rate for 2012-13 on Monday

Last Updated: Sunday, February 24, 2013, 10:45

EPFO's trustees are likely to decide on Monday the payment of 8.5 percent interest to its over five crore subscribers on their PF deposits for 2012-13, higher than 8.25 percent provided in the previous fiscal.

Now just log on to EPFO website to check your monthly balance

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 18:11

Over 50 million subscribers of the retirement fund body EPFO can obtain e-passbook along with details of their updated accounts online from Wednesday.

Govt hikes interest rate on SDS to 8.8% for 2012-13

Last Updated: Thursday, May 24, 2012, 15:22

The government has increased interest rates on Special Deposit Scheme (SDS) and State Provident Funds for the year 2012-13 to 8.8 percent from 8.6 percent currently.

Update list of scheduled industries in PF Act, HC tells Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 10:15

The Bombay HC has expressed concern over Maharashtra govt`s failure in not updating the list of scheduled industries in Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act and asked authorities to do so expeditiously.