Kolkata, April 28
A major portion of eastern and north eastern regional defaults in remittances to the provident fund is stuck in litigation. V Vijaykumar, additional commissioner (West Bengal, Jharkhand,...
New Delhi, Apr 14
Organised sector employees going abroad for offshore work can now fill their PF details online for seeking the Certificate of Coverage -- which attests that the person concerned is covered under s...
New Delhi, March 26
The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) will Thursday open the commercial bids for selection of eight pension fund managers for managing the corpus und...
Visakhapatnam, March 5
The Employees' Provident Fund Office is cracking the whip on employers defaulting on remitting PF dues to the EPFO. It has attached the assets of a few defaulting companies in East and West Godava...
New Delhi, February 23
Inoperative or unclaimed deposits with the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) increased nine-fold to ₹2,948.11 crore in 2011-12 from ₹332.14 crore in 2006-07, says a CAG report tabled...
Thiruvananthapuram, February 11
Bailout package intended to cover for KSRTC’s huge pension outgo
New Delhi, February 3
Poll compulsions set to weigh on the Congress-led UPA Govt
New Delhi, Jan 23
The Finance Ministry has approved a proposal for providing a minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 to workers in the organised sector, a move which would benefit 27 lakh pensioners immediately.
New Delhi, Jan 13
Trustees’ decisions to be forwarded to FinMin’s approval »
New Delhi, Jan 8
Retirement fund manager EPFO will launch a software on Sunday to monitor over 2,700 Private Provident Fund Trusts regulated by it so as to improve the delivery of services.“Employees’ Provi...
April 18, 2014
We need a more nuanced process to select managers for the National Pension System »
March 30, 2014
Financial year 2013-14 is just about to close. Those who have not planned their investments may be scrambling to make last minute, tax-saving decisions. But don’t let haste force you into inves...
March 9, 2014
Good news. Your employee provident fund deposit will fetch an interest of 8.75 per cent for 2013-14. This is above the rate for the previous year, which stood at 8.5 per cent.
New Delhi, Feb 28
Decision on merging DA with basic pay after Pay Commission recommendation
New Delhi, Feb 19
There were consistent shortfalls in government’s contribution between 2006-07 and 2011-12 towards pension schemes run by retirement fund body EPFO, official auditor CAG has said while asking it ma...
New Delhi, Feb 10
The total corpus of the pension fund as on March 31, 2013 stood at Rs 1,83,405.36 crore. In 2012-13, the employers contributed Rs 14,734.01 crore and Rs 1,400 crore, respectively,...
February 2, 2014
VPF scores over PPF on the lack of a cap on investments and easier withdrawals »
New Delhi, Jan 13
To reduce the workload of exempted establishments and ensure better monitoring of provident fund investments, the EPFO has launched the facility for filing electronic returns.
New Delhi, Jan 12
The Central Board of Trustees (CBT) of the retirement fund body EPFO may retain interest rate at 8.5 per cent for 2013-14 at its meeting to be held on Monday. The meeting is being held n...
New Delhi, Dec 29
Retirement fund body EPFO is likely to retain 8.5 per cent rate of interest for FY 2013-14 on PF deposits for its over 5 crore subscribers, which it provided in the previous fiscal.Payment...