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Oct 16, 2018
Govt hikes General Provident Fund interest rate by 40 bps to 8% for Oct-Dec quarterThe interest rate would apply on Provident Funds of central government employees, railways and defence forces.
Sep 11, 2018
Narendra Modi govt could dissolve EPFO's regulatory role, mulls separate entity to avoid conflict of interestFollowing a suggestion from the finance ministry, the labour ministry has already started working on the proposed bifurcation of the EPFO
Aug 21, 2018
EPFO payroll data: Over 47 lakh jobs created in 10 months from September 2017-June 2018According to the latest data uploaded today by the EPFO, the new members enrolment in June is the highest so far in the last 10 month at 7,93,308.
Aug 08, 2018
Provident Fund: Firms compromise employee interest via 'insidious' in-house trusts; time to bring in competition to EPFOLast month, the government found nearly 300 companies running their own PF trusts flouting rules and not paying interest to their employees.
Jun 27, 2018
75% PF withdrawal on being unemployed for a month: Provident Fund was never intended as an unemployment doleIf PF balance should remain impervious to court attachment orders, it should also remain impervious to being viewed as a low-hanging fruit to be plucked whenever one pleased.
May 14, 2018
Money management alert: Midcourse withdrawals from retirement funds a sub-optimal solution for midlife bluesA suitable amendment in the law would be conducive to checking one's tendency to dip into one’s retirement funds at the drop of a hat.
May 07, 2018
EPFO: Govt likely to notify 5-year low 8.55% interest on provident fund for FY18 this weekLabour Ministry is likely to notify this week 8.55 percent interest on PF for 2017-18, paving way for EPFO to credit returns into accounts of subscribers
Apr 25, 2018
Pension fund body EPFO to inform subscribers about contributions not deposited by employersEPFO on Wednesday said it will inform its subscribers if contributions are not deposited by their employers with the body for a given month in due time
Feb 27, 2018
Now you can link Aadhaar with your PF account via UMANG app using biometric details; read howMoving towards Digital India, EPFO has also launched e-nomination facility. This facility is available at Member Interface of EPFO Unified Portal.
Feb 22, 2018
EPFO cuts interest rate to 8.55% from 8.65%, bank deposits unattractive, LTCG on stocks; it is no good time for saversIt is a stated policy of the government to bring down small savings rates to align with the bank deposit rates