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.
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.
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.
13 Mar 2016
Hyderabad: Labour Ministry will soon launch an investigation into the provident fund contributions made by Kingfisher Airlines for its employees when the carrier was functioning, Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has said.
10 Mar 2016
New Delhi: The government is considering amendments to Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) provisions to make it applicable on every establishment in which ten or more persons are employed, Rajya Sabha was informed today.
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.