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Feb 21, 2018
PF interest rates lowered to 8.55% for FY18; ETF investments fetch a return of 20.65% so far, says labour ministerRetirement fund body EPFO lowered the rate of interest on employees provident fund to 8.55 percent for its over 6-crore subscribers for 2017-18, from 8.65 percent in the previous fiscal.
Feb 12, 2018
EPFO may retain 8.65% interest rate on provident funds for current fiscalRetirement fund body EPFO is expected to keep interest rate unchanged at 8.65 percent on provident funds for its about 5 crore members for 2017-18 at its trustees' meet on 21 February, 2018
Jan 11, 2018
Tamil Nadu govt hires temporary drivers after transport strike impacts people's Pongal travel plansProlonged protest by transport workers of Tamil Nadu has put a question mark over the travel plans of Tamilians on 'Pongal' on 14 January.
Dec 20, 2017
From UAN to PF account seeding with Aadhaar, EPFO will provide all its services on smartphonesIn 2017, the EPFO embarked on a digital journey with an eye on providing almost all services on smartphones
Dec 14, 2017
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Dec 07, 2017
ICICI Bank offers a 24X7 service to open PPF account online; becomes first lender in country to provide such facilityICICI Bank says it is first lender in country to introduce a fully digital and paperless procedure for opening a PPF account
Nov 23, 2017
EPFO relaxes Jeevan Parmaan life certificate submission rules for pensioners, makes facility available at banksEPFO says pensioners would have option of submitting digital or paper based certificate to pension drawing bank branches
Nov 10, 2017
Demonetisation may hit your PF returns; EPFO likely to cut rate to 8.5%, decision on 23 November, says reportThere is a plan to better the utilisation of equity investment by EPFO. This will help offset the rate cut only if the market rally continues
Apr 25, 2017
Provident fund rules tweaked: Subscribers can buy house, pay home loan EMIs from retirement savingsOther measures such as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) was also recently introduced by the government giving a boost to the housing sector aimed at middle-income groups
Apr 17, 2017
Finance Ministry okays 8.65% interest rate on EPF, to benefit 4 cr membersAccording to EPFO estimates, the fund will see a surplus after providing 8.65 percent interest rate for the last fiscal.