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EPFO likely to retain interest rate at 8.55% for FY19

The Central Board of Trustees headed by Labour Minister is the apex decision making body of the EPFO which finalises rate of interest on PF deposits for a financial year.

Feb 12, 2019, 13:41 PM IST

Modi govt likely to give big Pension bonanza to EPFO subscribers: Sources

The government may hike the minimum pension of EPFO Subscribers, sources said.

Feb 04, 2019, 16:09 PM IST

EPFO to inform members about contributions not deposited by firms

At present, EPFO only informs about the credit of contribution to subscribers account by SMS/email to registered universal account number holders.

Apr 25, 2018, 17:38 PM IST

Interest free partial withdrawal for EPFO members; announcement likely soon

Among the various options, the CBT will also decide in its meeting whether or not to give the subscriber an option to return the partial withdrawal to EPFO or not.

Apr 02, 2018, 16:02 PM IST

EPFO may lower interest rate on provident fund deposits for this fiscal

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is likely to cut interest rate on the grounds that it is directly crediting exchange trade funds (ETF) units into provident fund accounts and lower yields on other investments, particularly bonds.

Nov 26, 2017, 12:25 PM IST

EPFO approves proposal to credit ETF units to PF accounts

EPFO subscribers would be able to see ETF units in their PF accounts by March- end next year.

Nov 24, 2017, 11:21 AM IST

EPFO members can apply online for Certificate of Coverage on foreign postings

The online facility for applying for CoC was started earlier this month as part of the government's Digital India initiative, the official said.

Aug 25, 2017, 16:46 PM IST

EPFO likely to announce PF rate for FY18 next month

Retirement fund body EPFO is likely to announce the interest rate on PF deposits for this fiscal at its trustee meeting slated for next month.


Jul 06, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

EPF members to get housing subsidy of Rs 2.67 lakh via HUDCO tieup

Retirement fund body EPFO on Thursday joined hands with Housing and Urban Development Corp (HUDCO) to enable its members avail credit-linked subsidy of up to Rs 2.67 lakh for buying affordable homes under PMAY.

Jun 22, 2017, 19:02 PM 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 reduces claim settlement period to 10 days from 20

Retirement fund manager EPFO has reduced the stipulated period for settlement of various claims such PF withdrawal, pension and insurance to 10 days from 20 at present.

May 16, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

EPFO members to get loyalty-cum-life benefit of up to Rs 50,000

Retirement fund body EPFO's subscribers will get loyalty-cum-life benefit of up to Rs 50,000 at the time of retirement for contributing to the scheme for 20 years or more.

Apr 13, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

Settling EPF claims through mobile phone to be a reality soon

Nearly four crore members of retirement fund body EPFO will soon be able to settle their claims like EPF withdrawal through mobile application UMANG.


Apr 10, 2017, 16:03 PM IST

EPFO: Today is the last date of submission of digital life certificate for pensioners

EPFO has decided to allow pensioners to submit their life certificates electronically and link their accounts with their Aadhaar numbers till today.

Mar 31, 2017, 10:19 AM IST

EPFO may release its notification for housing scheme

EPFO may release its notification for housing scheme. Watch the full segment for more details

Mar 23, 2017, 22:59 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

EPFO to begin online portal from May for pension fixation, EPF and group insurance claim

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Feb 20, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

Aadhaar mandatory for receiving benefits under EPFO, March 31st last date of submission

Retirement fund body EPFO has extended the deadline for submitting Aaddhar by its about 50 lakh pensioners as well as around 4 crore subscribers till March 31 to help them get their benefits of social security schemes.

Feb 17, 2017, 11:02 AM IST