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
New Delhi, Oct 5
Over four crore subscribers of the retirement fund body EPFO would be able to access their provident fund accounts online on real time basis using a dedicated members’ web portal from October 16.<...
September 28, 2014
Total investment is restricted to ₹1.5 lakh per year for you and for your children put together »
September 21, 2014
From September 1, 2014, the threshold of monthly pay for employees covered by the EPF has been raised to ₹15,000
September 7, 2014
New directive that expands coverage will lead to wage cost spike
New Delhi, Sept 1
The modalities of the life cover of Rs 30,000 promised under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana were still being worked out by policymakers.Indications are that life insurance behemoth LIC m...
New Delhi, Aug 28
The much-awaited minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 and a higher wage ceiling of Rs 15,000 for social security schemes run by retirement fund manager EPFO will be implemented from September 1.
New Delhi, August 25
Trustees of retirement fund body — Employees Provident Fund Organisation — are meeting here on Tuesday to consider the interest rate for 2014-15 on the over ₹5 lakh crore corpus deposited b...
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...
New Delhi, October 8
Retirement fund body EPFO’s apex decision making body the Central Board of Trustees’ (CBT) will meet next month on November 11 to discuss and approve audit as well as annual report for 2013-14. Be...
Hyderabad, Oct 1
Life Insurance Corporation of India is observing October as social security month.
"The total number of lives covered under our social security schemes up to the last financial year...
Ahmedabad, Sept 25:
Foreign pension funds take away most benefit of buoyancy in Indian markets
New Delhi, Sept 21
Retirement fund manager EPFO’s ambitious project to provide portable universal PF account numbers to its subscribers will be launched on October 16.Besides, the Government will launch unifi...
Bangalore, September 2
A Bhavishyanidhi (PF) Adalat will be held on September 10 at the office of the Regional PF Commissioner at 13, Raja Ram Mohan Roy Road, and at sub-regional offices on Mysore Road a...
New Delhi, August 28
Monthly minimum pension raised to ₹1,000 »
New Delhi, Aug 26
The trustees of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation on Tuesday decided against hiking the interest rate on provident funds for 2014-15, despite protests by trade union representatives. »
August 10, 2014
With the Section 80C limit increased, you can now make the most of this cast iron investment »