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 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday doubled the budget of the Nirbhaya fund to Rs 2,000 crore from Rs 1,000 crore.
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.
18 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Labour Ministry plans to issue a single smartcard for formal sector workers to help them avail of a host of benefits under different social security schemes such as pension, provident fund and health insurance.
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.
20 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The NDA government is planning to locate the beneficiaries through a nationwide campaign to give away an amount of about Rs 27,000 crore lying inoperative with the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO).
25 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Investors will not able to buy and redeem mutual fund units on February 28 even as stock markets remain open on Saturday when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the much-awaited Union Budget.
28 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Retirement fund body EPFO has launched pilot projects that will eventually lead to a nationwide facility for pensioners to submit digital life certificates through mobile phones.