13 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Employers as well as formal sector workers may have to shell out more towards Employees' Provident Fund with the government proposing to include all allowances in the wages for deducting PF contribution.
15 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Over 5 crore members of EPFO will have to wait for a few months to be able to use the online PF withdrawal facility as the retirement fund body wants the system to be "fool proof".
01 Mar 2015
New Delhi: In view of rising complaints against it in district consumer forums, retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field formations to focus on these cases.
28 Mar 2015
Islamabad: The IMF has approved giving USD 6.64 billion to Pakistan over three years to support the country's economic reforms and growth, saying it has "abundant potential" despite the challenges it faces, according to a media report on Saturday.
18 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Wednesday rapped the government for moving at a snail's pace on the appointment of presiding officer and the staff of the Employees Provident Fund Appellate Tribunal (EPFAT) which was set up in 1997.
09 Feb 2015
Mumbai: The Reserve Bank on Monday directed banks to report all kinds of Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) transactions on a daily basis, failing which bank or their branches may face penal action, including de-authorisation.
25 Mar 2015
Mumbai: In a bid to boost afforestation activities, the Centre is mulling to hand over 90 percent of the Rs 36,000-crore Compensatory Afforestation Management Fund directly to all the states, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said.
25 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Venture capital major Accel Partners on Tuesday launched a new USD 305 million fund (about Rs 1,903.6 crore) that will invest in early stage Indian firms working in areas like mobile, enterprise software and healthcare.
19 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Over five crore provident fund subscribers governed by the EPFO will get 8.75 percent interest on their deposits for the current fiscal. The Finance Ministry has ratified the rate for 2014-15, after a decision was taken to retain the interest payout at this level by the Central Board of Trustees of the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation, sources said.
22 Dec 2014
New Delhi: As a new year beckons, retirement fund body EPFO (Employees' Provident Fund Organisation) is set for a major overhaul in the way it manages the provident fund deposits of its over five crore subscribers.