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6.5 crore EPFO members to get 8.65% interest on deposits for 2018-19

The Central Board of Trustees, highest decision-making body of the EPFO, had in February approved 8.65% interest rate for the last fiscal.

Sep 17, 2019, 14:30 PM IST

EPF trust approves restoration of commuted value of pension to pensioners after 15 years

This was a long pending demand of the pensioners and will benefit approximately 6.3 lakhs pensioners.

Aug 22, 2019, 16:15 PM IST

Unable to withdraw EPF, Odisha man threatens to commit suicide

Santosh Jena is an employee with the General Electrical Department in Baripada of Mayurbhanj district in the state.

Oct 05, 2018, 07:36 AM IST

Budget 2018: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on EPF and women employment

This segment of Zee News brings to you information about Union Budget 2018 and latest updates on schemes announced by Finance Minister. Watch this video for more information.

Feb 01, 2018, 15:45 PM IST

ELSS can give you better returns than other tax saving options: Report

This is the high time when the investors look for better ways of tax saving in the market.

Dec 14, 2017, 12:25 PM IST

How to link Aadhaar with PF account online: Details here

Know how EPFO members can link their respective UAN with Aadhaar online.

Oct 23, 2017, 08:42 AM IST

EPFO to go paperless, all services a click away by August 2018

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), which runs social security schemes like EPF, pension and insurance for formal sector workers, has already launched a host of online services like EPF withdrawals.

Aug 24, 2017, 17:36 PM IST

Government: 43 percent employees in unorganised sector

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said there are around 43 percent of the total employees in the country are in the unorganised sector and 4.7 crore of them were in the construction sector.

Jul 31, 2017, 13:10 PM IST

Private PF trusts can't invest funds in own entities: EPFO

Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field offices to ensure that the firms running private PF trusts are not investing the accumulated provident funds of employees in their own arms and entities.

Jun 13, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

Want to multiply your savings? These 5 Secrets of EPF can help you boost your savings

Employee's Provident Fund (EPF) –the retirement benefit scheme available to all salaried employees is a very well-known investment option available them.

Jun 03, 2017, 11:04 AM IST

EPFO may reduce PF Contributions to 10%

Presently, employees and employers contribute 12 percent of basic wages each towards Employees Provident Fund Scheme (EPF), Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) and Employee Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme (EDLI).

May 26, 2017, 15:19 PM IST

EPFO advisory body to examine stock exposure hike proposal

The proposal to increase investments in exchange traded funds (ETFs) to 15 per cent from 10 per cent on May 25 will be examined by retirement fund manager EPFO's advisory body Finance, Investment and Audit Committee (FAIC).

May 21, 2017, 18:15 PM IST

Govt ratifies 8.65% rate of interest on EPF deposits for FY17

The government has ratified 8.65 per cent rate of interest on EPF deposits for 2016-17 which would now be credited into the accounts of members of the retirement fund body EPFO.

Apr 27, 2017, 22:46 PM IST

Finance Ministry approves 8.65% interest rate on EPF for 2016-17

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation trustees had approved 8.65 percent rate on EPF in December last year.

Apr 20, 2017, 13:53 PM IST

How to download EPF Passbook – Here is the step by step guide

Here is a step by step guide on how to download your EPF Passbook.

Apr 19, 2017, 13:46 PM IST

No documentary proof for GPF advance, withdrawal: Govt

No documentary proof is required for getting advance or withdrawal from General Provident Fund (GPF), Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday said.

Apr 12, 2017, 16:40 PM IST

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'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.

Mar 20, 2017, 19:30 PM IST

You can withdraw up to 90% of EPF fund to buy home: Key points

Government will amend EPF scheme to enable around 4 crore members of retirement fund body EPFO to withdraw up to 90 percent of their fund for making down payments while buying homes.

Mar 16, 2017, 09:06 AM IST

Govt to amend EPF scheme to enable members buy homes

Government will amend EPF scheme to enable around 4 crore members of retirement fund body EPFO to withdraw up to 90 percent of their fund for making down payments while buying homes, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

Mar 15, 2017, 17:02 PM IST