close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

EPFO

EPF transfer on job change to become automated from next fiscal

At present, the subscribers of the EPFO are required to file transfer of EPF claims on changing jobs despite having UAN.

Mar 11, 2019, 14:45 PM IST

EPFO hikes interest rate on provident fund to 8.65% from 8.55%, to benefit 6 crore subscribers

Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said that the decision to provide higher interest for subscribers for the current fiscal was approved by all members of the Central Board of Trustees of EPFO.

Feb 21, 2019, 17:24 PM IST

Deshhit: EPFO likely to increase interest rate on employees’ provident fund

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is likely to retain or increase the interest rate on employees’ provident fund

Feb 13, 2019, 22:08 PM IST

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

EPFO may give subscribers option to increase stock investments in new year

Earlier this year, CBT, had suggested exploring possibility of giving such options.

Dec 31, 2018, 15:01 PM IST

Proposal to increase mandatory cover limit under EPFO sent to Finance Ministry

The proposal calls to increase the mandatory wage limit to Rs 21,000 from Rs 15,000.

Jul 17, 2018, 17:25 PM IST

Now, you can withdraw 75% of PF amount after one month of unemployment

PF members would can also withdraw the remaining 25 percent of their funds and go for final settlement of account after completion of two months of unemployment.

Jun 27, 2018, 11:01 AM IST

Now pensioners can view passbook using Umang app

The introduction of this facility is part of EPFO's plan to go paperless by August this year and provide all services online.

May 03, 2018, 17:46 PM IST

EPFO rules out leakage of subscribers' data from government website

The retirement fund body's statement came after reports had suggested theft of data of subscribers by hackers from 'aadhaar.Epfoservices.Com', a website operated by the CSC that comes under the Ministry of Electronics and IT.

May 03, 2018, 13:46 PM IST

EPFO rules out Aadhaar data leak from website, shuts servers for checks

EPFO's statement comes against the backdrop of reports suggesting theft of data of subscribers by hackers from 'aadhaar.Epfoservices.Com'.

May 02, 2018, 20:32 PM IST

EPFO, ESIC and PFRDA to release monthly payroll data in bid to boost formal sector

The data set release was for the period from September 2017 to February 2018.

Apr 26, 2018, 23:30 PM IST

India shows jobs growth as 3.11 million join EPF scheme in six months

To bring more of the vast workforce into the organised sector, Modi this year announced the state would partially cover employers` contributions to the EPF for three years.

Apr 26, 2018, 11:56 AM 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

EPFO members to get option to hike investments in ETFs

EPFO invests 15 percent of its investible deposits into the ETFs.

Apr 18, 2018, 17:24 PM IST

Know passbook information, pension credit date and more through new EPFO Pensioner’s Portal

The retirement body has also launched enhanced Track eKYC facility for the convenience of members.

Mar 28, 2018, 12:52 PM IST

Now you can know your PF balance via missed call, SMS alert

The EPFO member is not required to pay anything for availing this service.

Mar 17, 2018, 17:25 PM IST

Now, PF withdrawals over Rs 10 lakh be made online: EPFO

The EPFO has over six crore subscribers and manages a corpus of Rs 10 lakh crore.

Feb 27, 2018, 20:58 PM IST

EPFO cuts administrative charges to 0.5%

EPFO has also lowered the rate of interest on employees provident fund to 8.55 percent from 8.65 percent.

Feb 22, 2018, 12:12 PM IST

EPFO lowers interest rate to 8.55 percent for 2017-18

Retirement fund body EPFO on Wednesday lowered the rate of interest on employees provident fund to 8.55 percent.

Feb 22, 2018, 00:07 AM IST

Will EPFO retain 8.65% interest on provident fund for 2017-18? Decision likely today

The EPFO had announced this rate on deposits for 2016-17, a tad lower than 8.8 percent in 2015- 16.

Feb 21, 2018, 10:25 AM IST