October 26, 2014
I am 50 and work in the private sector. My wife, 42, is a homemaker. We have a nine-year-old son. After retirement, I will receive a monthly pension of about ₹2,000. I want to save ₹13 lakh...
New Delhi, Oct 15
Some fiscal push from Govt needed to make the scheme popular, says new Chairman
New Delhi, October 8
Hemant G Contractor assumed charge as Chairman of pension regulator, PFRDA,. Contractor has been appointed for five years or till attaining the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier, an official r...
October 5, 2014
The investment umbrella has opened up. Plan well to take maximum shelter, says Anand Kalyanaraman »
Hyderabad, September 30
The recently-enhanced minimum pension under the Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) will benefit about 32 lakh pensioners, according to the Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu. <...
September 14, 2014
The policy promises a high return, but a ceiling on maximum investment reduces its attractiveness
New Delhi, Aug 29
EPFO has asked its field offices to focus on construction industry and services sector to increase the coverage of its social security net by 30 per cent following government’s decision to enhance...
New Delhi, July 22
To be notified after stakeholder feedback, says PFRDA Chairman RV Verma
November 4, 2014
Banking on PF
Employees already in a retirement plan believe their most important income sources are likely to be their employer’s retirement plan, followed by...
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...
October 12, 2014
Hardly anyone is covered by guaranteed pension today. So, plan for it »
New Delhi, October 5
Move intended to expand investment avenues: PFRDA chief »
New Delhi, October 3
Draft regulations in public domain for receiving stakeholder feedback
New Delhi, September 23
Move to help shore up banks’ capital; PF managers to get more investment avenues »
New Delhi, September 3
Principal Retirement Advisors — a dedicated retirement solutions specialist — will look to provide holistic solutions to at least 25,000 individuals in the next three years, Sudipto Roy, Bu...
New Delhi, August 17
Labour Identification Number to all establishments by Sept 8
June 27, 2014
Let the EPFO first demonstrate its ability to actively manage debt instruments before taking on riskier instruments