Thiruvananthapuram, July 15
The Kerala High Court has reserved judgment on a writ petition challenging New Pension Scheme made applicable to recruits joining State Bank of India on or after August 1, 2010. Justice...
New Delhi, July 4
The Government on Thursday released a revised online form to make provident fund transfers easier.
The revised form, released by Labour & Employment Minister Sis Ram Ola, can be prese...
Thiruvananthapuram, June 26
In a special gesture, Kerala Government has decided to provide a monthly pension for all members of the Zamorin royal family that ruled the Malabar coast in north Kerala before the area was brough...
New Delhi, June 23
Retirement fund body EPFO is likely to pay an interest rate of 8.5 per cent on provident fund deposits for 2013-14 to its over five crore subscribers, the same as provided in 2012-13.“The r...
New Delhi, June 19
Retirement fund body EPFO is planning to settle all claims like transfer and withdrawal of provident fund within three days, a move that will benefit over one crore such claimants every year.<...
Washington, May 15
Facing a historic shortfall in its budget for the current fiscal, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has announced plans to furlough most of nearly 800,000 civilian employees for up to 11 days start...
New Delhi, April 21
The Finance Ministry is likely to approve this week payment of 8.5 per cent rate of interest to over 50 million EPFO subscribers for 2012-13, a move that will ensure smooth settlement of claims.
New Delhi, March 15
A proposal to increase the monthly minimum pension under the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) to Rs 1,000 is under government’s consideration, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday.Minister...
New Delhi, March 7
There was no case before the Government of NCT of Delhi where poor coming from other States have faced severe difficulty in getting BPL (Below Poverty Line) cards, the Rajya Sabha was informed on...
New Delhi, March 1
Trade unions have slammed the Union Budget for being high on rhetoric, and not reflecting even a minimum effort to address the serious concerns of the common people, such as rising food prices, gr...
New Delhi, July 9
Subscribers with accumulated funds of Rs 2 lakh or less may be allowed to withdraw the entire amount on retirement.
Chandigarh, July 3
In an effort to keep a tab on the illegal beneficiaries of old age pensioners in various districts in Punjab, the state government on Wednesday launched a special campaign to verify the age and re...
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24
Account statements of General Provident Fund (GPF) subscribers among employees of the State Government and officers of all-India civil service for 2012-13 are now ready for download at»
New Delhi, June 21
Haryana Cadre IAS officer Krishan Kumar Jalan has taken over as Central Provident Fund Commissioner of the retirement fund body Employees’ Provident Fund Organisations.“Consequent upon his...
Medininagar (Jharkhand), June 12
A scam in the social pension scheme was on Wednesday busted at ‘Pension Adalat’ held at Tarudih Panchayat in Palamau district, a government official said here.“As many as 54 beneficiaries u...
Shillong, Apr 23
In a move to reduce the unemployment scenario in Meghalaya, over 5,000 educated youths would be trained by skill providers and given jobs in the next three years.
“The Meghalaya State Ski...
New Delhi, Mar 18
The Government plans to increase pension for disabled, widow and senior citizens besides making changes in the eligibility criteria for pension payment, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh sa...
New Delhi, March 11
Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) members can get their updated account balance through SMS by furnishing their PF number and mobile number, the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Kodikunn...
New Delhi, Mar 4
More than Rs 22,636 crore is lying in inoperative accounts in the Employees Provident Fund, the Lok Sabha was informed today.
In a written reply to a question, Minister of State for Labou...
New Delhi, March 1
Social activists, such as Aruna Roy, Medha Patkar and Baba Adhav, said the Budget
had brought little consolatio...