January 4, 2015
I am 70 and have retired from service. I have a balance of ₹30 lakh in PPF, ₹15 lakh in bank deposits and ₹8 lakh in Post Office MIS (monthly income scheme)....
December 28, 2014
Many small tweaks in 2014 made money management easier »
New Delhi, Dec 25
Retirement fund body EPFO is planning to engage agents to improve delivery of its social security schemes as done by the Income Tax Department to facilitate tax payers and improve compliance.
Kochi, Dec 15
Flag of Convenience Action Week to protect and promote the rights of seafarers commenced at Kochi Port on Monday.
FOC Action Week is a global campaign initiated by the In...
Mumbai, December 9
A study of 129 domestic and multinational companies has revealed that only one-fifth of Indian employers offer retirement pension schemes to their employees. According to a study by...
Hyderabad, Dec 1
Pension payments to be made easy
New Delhi, November 25
India wants US to drop controversial provisions in Immigration Bill »
Hyderabad, November 18
With criticism mounting on the way ‘ineligible’ beneficiaries are being weeded out from the old age pension scheme, the Telangana Government has asked the officials to write a note on all t...
October 24, 2014
This is with reference to “Skewed approach to bad debt” by Nirmal Gangwal (October 24). Stressed assets are a major concern now. Many causes can be attributed to them. But an important rea...
New Delhi, October 16
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was keen that the ₹27,000 crore lying unclaimed in PF (provident fund) accounts is given back to their claimants. Launching the reform initiatives under...
Kochi, January 1
The Kerala Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said that many of the amendments to the Employees Provident Fund law are highly detrimental to the industrial and business enterprises. The law, by...
Kolkata, Dec 27
‘Pathetic’situation of the tea garden workers in West Bengal, Assam a major concern
New Delhi, December 19
Panel to look into EPFO funds for low-cost housing
New Delhi, December 12
The worsening plight of tea garden workers in North Bengal found resonance in the Lok Sabha on Thursday with BJP member SS Ahluwalia from Darjeeling seeking payment of minimum wages to all...
New Delhi, Dec 5
Retirement fund body EPFO will discuss a proposal to invest a part of its over Rs 6 lakh crore corpus in equities in the meeting of its trustees on December 19.“We will deliberate on the is...
Mumbai, November 26
The insurance and pension regulators have opposed the proposal by the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) to allow mutual funds to manage insurance and pension funds. In June...
New Delhi, November 25
Tamil Nadu tops with 515 out of the total 3,028 cases pending in the Employees Provident Fund Appellate Tribunal till October this year, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattreya informed the Lok Sabha in...
New Delhi, November 10
New Labour Minister needs to handle key amendments
October 21, 2014
If you’re Indian, the answer is: very poor indeed. India’s retirement system continues to rank the lowest amongst the 25 countries surveyed in the 2014 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Inde...
New Delhi, Oct 15
Some fiscal push from Govt needed to make the scheme popular, says new Chairman