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Finance Ministry approves proposal to raise EPF interest rate to 8.65% for 2018-19

 It may be recalled that 8.65 per cent interest rate for the last fiscal was approved by the Central Board of Trustees - the top decision-making body of the EPFO - on February 21, 2019.

Sep 24, 2019, 18:40 PM IST

Soon, PF subscribers to get option to invest money in stock market through NPS

It is to be noted that the NPS is mandatory for all government employees who have joined service after January 1, 2004.

Sep 24, 2019, 18:22 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 ties up with 5 banks to collect PF dues

Retirement fund body EPFO on Wednesday inked pacts with five banks for collections of PF dues and to make payments of PF withdrawals, pension and insurance.

Jul 05, 2017, 19:02 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 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

Pledging PF to buy home may soon become reality

Retirement fund body EPFO may soon introduce a scheme to allow its over 4 crore subscribers to pledge their provident fund to buy low-cost houses and use the account to pay equated monthly installments.

Aug 14, 2016, 10:29 AM IST

EPFO may soon allow members to contribute for pension scheme

Retirement fund body EPFO may soon allow its subscribers to contribute voluntarily towards its pension scheme in addition to their employers' mandatory contributions.

Jun 13, 2016, 18:36 PM IST

Learn how to file request of EPF transfer online

In order to avoid the existing EPF account (in his last company) from becoming out of action due to change of job, one must follow this procedure.

Jun 09, 2016, 23:21 PM IST

Must watch video: Good news! No TDS on PF withdrawal

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Jun 02, 2016, 10:52 AM IST

EPFO plans to provide home loans

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May 26, 2016, 10:04 AM IST

Government mulling proposal to liquidate certain loss-making PSUs, employee interest to be protected

In a bid to limit public expenditure, the central government is mulling over a proposal to liquidate certain loss-making PSUs

Apr 24, 2016, 16:28 PM IST

Bengaluru protests: Three-day ban on assembly of people

The government on Tuesday withdrew its new rules of provident fund withdrawal.

Apr 20, 2016, 08:38 AM IST

EPFO puts on hold new PF withdrawal norms till April 30

Retirement fund body EPFO today deferred till April 30 implementation of new norms that restrict 100 per cent withdrawal of provident fund by members after unemployment of more than two months, among others

Apr 01, 2016, 20:18 PM IST

3-yr insurance after job cessation on cards for EPFO members

Retirement fund body EPFO is likely to approve tomorrow a proposal to provide insurance cover to its subscribers for three years after cessation of employment

Mar 28, 2016, 21:59 PM IST

EPFO to probe Kingfisher Airlines' PF compliance

In fresh trouble for liquor baron Vijay Mallya, retirement fund body EPFO Tuesday formed an enforcement squad to investigate issues related to the payment of PF dues by long-grounded Kingfisher Airlines.

Mar 15, 2016, 18:34 PM IST

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

Bad news! You can't withdraw your full PF deposit before attaining 58

Retirement fund body EPFO has tightened norms on withdrawal of provident fund as well investment of such amount in Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana for its over five crore subscribers.

Mar 09, 2016, 15:21 PM IST

Big victory for salaried class! Controversial Budget proposal to tax EPF withdrawal rolled back

Jaitley also announced withdrawal of imposing monetary limit for contribution of employers to provident and superannuation fund of Rs 1.5 lakh for taking tax benefit.


Mar 08, 2016, 14:41 PM IST