Provident fund

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

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 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

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

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

PF account to be transferred automatically when you change job

If you plan to change your job next month, you will not have to worry on the Provident Fund aspect.

Aug 11, 2017, 08:34 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

How to link EPF with Aadhaar – Check out the step by step guide

Here is a step by step guide on how to link your EPF with Aadhaar online.

Apr 21, 2017, 11:13 AM 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

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

EPF contributors above statutory limit to be benefited: Govt

 The Centre on Thursday clarified that the members of the retirement fund body EPFO, who have made EPF contributions on wages above the statutory limit, would be benefited accordingly.

Mar 23, 2017, 22:52 PM IST

EPFO introduces composite form for death cases also

Retirement fund body EPFO has introduced a composite claim form for their members in the case of death in order to reduce paperwork for dependants of the deceased.

Mar 03, 2017, 21:42 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

Give workers option to choose provident fund, pension schemes: Economic Survey

Pitching for labour reforms, the survey said formal employment could increase by offering employees choices when they start employment.

Jan 31, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Interest on PF slashed to 8.65%: Key facts you should know

Retirement fund body EPFO on Monday slashed interest on deposits to a four-year low.

Dec 20, 2016, 02:55 AM IST

EPFO cuts interest rate on PF deposits for 2016-17 to 8.65%

Retirement fund body EPFO on Monday fixed 8.65 percent rate of interest on EPF deposits for the current fiscal for its over four crore subscribers.



Dec 19, 2016, 14:27 PM IST

EPFO likely to hike monthly wage ceiling to Rs 25,000 on December 19

Retirement fund body EPFO is likely to approve a proposal to hike wage ceiling for coverage under its social security schemes to Rs 25,000 per month from the existing Rs 15,000 on December 19.

Dec 12, 2016, 23:27 PM IST

Demonetisation: EPFO pensioners can submit life certificate till January 15

Providing breather to its around 50 lakh pensioners amid difficulties being faced in banks due to demonetisation, retirement fund body EPFO has extended the last date for submission of life certificate till January 15.

Nov 28, 2016, 17:32 PM IST