20 Apr 2016
Hyderabad: Buckling under protests and street violence in Bengaluru, the government yesterday rolled back its order tightening rules for withdrawal of provident fund money, within hours of keeping it in abeyance for three more months.
19 Apr 2016
Bengaluru: Several buses were set on fire and a police station was attacked as protest by garment factory workers against the new provident fund rules turned violent on the second day of their stir here today.
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.
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Workers in building and construction sector face difficulties in retrieving their savings with retirement fund body EPFO due to frequent job changes but steps are being taken to deal with it, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
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.
20 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Nepal on Saturday sought technical cooperation from India for extending Provident Fund in organized and unorganized sectors in that country. A delegation led by Secretary of Nepal Prime Minister and Employees Provident Fund (EPF), Nepal chief Durga Nidhi Sharma met Union Labour Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and held deliberations on the issue.
30 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Stung by all-round criticism, the government yesterday rolled back its decision to lower interest rate on provident fund deposits to 8.7 percent for 2015-16 and agreed to fix it at 8.8 percent, the third EPF-related roll back since March.
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.
24 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Retirement fund body EPFO may take a decision on rate of interest on PF deposits to be provided for current fiscal to its over 5 crore subscribers, in its trustees meet scheduled next month.
23 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field staff to take steps for enforcing government's decision of raising wage ceiling to Rs 15,000 to cover the organised sector workers under the social security net.