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EPFO to take call on interest rate for 2021-22 in March

The 8.5 per cent interest rate on EPF deposits for 2020-21 was decided by the Central Board of Trustees (CBT) in March 2021

14 Feb 2022 12:53 AM

EPFO onboards Air India, takes into fold 7K staff

The social security benefits will be provided to around 7,453 employees for whom contributions have been filed by Air India with EPFO

30 Jan 2022 8:24 AM

EPFO alert! Government implements cut in EPF contribution to 10% for May, Jun, July

Reduction in EPF contributions shall be applicable "in respect of wages payable by it for the months of May, June and July, 2020"

19 May 2020 3:19 PM

EPFO alert! Employers to register digital signatures online through e-mail

Employers are not able to function normally and are facing problems in using their digital signatures or Aadhaar-based e-sign on EPFO portal

07 May 2020 1:15 PM

EPFO cuts interest rate to seven-year low of 8.5 per cent

A government official said the retirement fund would have incurred a loss had it retained the interest rate at last year’s level of 8.65 per cent.

06 Mar 2020 2:57 AM


PF interest not credited? Know when you will get it

Central Board of Trustees (CBT) had approved 8.65 per cent interest rate for the last fiscal in February this year.

19 Sep 2019 12:24 PM

Over 6 cr EPFO members to get 8.65 pc interest for 2018-19: Labour minister

At present, the EPFO is settling PF withdrawal claims at 8.55 per cent interest rate.

17 Sep 2019 1:44 PM

8.65 pc interest on EPF to be notified soon: Gangwar

EPFO had provided a five-year-low interest rate of 8.55 per cent to its subscribers for 2017-18.

30 Aug 2019 1:11 PM

EPFO to launch e-inspection system to simplify process

The EPFO is looking at alternative authentication vis-a-vis the employee database.

26 Aug 2019 1:07 PM

EPFO approves changes in Employees' Pension Scheme to restore commutation of pension

The move would benefit the pensioners who had opted for commutation and got a lump-sum amount at the time of retirement before 2009.

22 Aug 2019 6:46 PM


EPFO likely to appoint HSBC AMC, UTI AMC, SBI Mutual Fund as fund mangers

The appointment of the fund managers for another term of three years has been pending with the EPFO since April last year.

15 Aug 2019 4:07 PM

EPFO recovers Rs 459 cr PF dues out of Rs 1,251 cr outstanding in 2018-19

The total backlog or outstanding provident fund dues of the EPFO during 2018-19 was Rs 791.63 crore.

17 Jul 2019 4:06 PM

Consultation on for increasing minimum pension: Gangwar to LS

Increase in minimum pension for employees affiliated to EPF to Rs 2000 will cost the govt Rs 4,671 cr and Rs 11696 cr if hiked to Rs 3000.

24 Jun 2019 3:07 PM

11.38 lakh jobs created in March in formal sector, shows ESIC data

As per ESIC's latest payroll data, around 1.48 crore jobs were generated in 2018-19 financial year.

24 May 2019 7:23 PM

Job creation up at 8.14 lakh in March: EPFO payroll data

Around 67.59 jobs were generated in the entire 2018-19 fiscal, according to EPFO payroll data.

21 May 2019 6:47 PM


Do new EPFO norms mean more pension?

The pension is calculated as the number of years in service multiplied by last drawn salary and divided by 70.

13 May 2019 4:38 AM

FinMin ratifies 8.65 per cent interest on EPF for 2018-19

Earlier in Feb, EPFO's apex decision making body Central Board of Trustees had decided to raise interest rate on EPF to 8.65 pc.

26 Apr 2019 6:22 PM

Job creation trebles in Feb at 8.61 lakh, according to EPFO payroll data

According to latest EPFO data, highest job creation was recorded in January 2019 at 8.94 lakh.

21 Apr 2019 3:11 PM

Amid fund crunch, EPFO shelves plan to double minimum pension

Govt has guaranteed a least benefits of Rs 3,000 per month for informal sector workers through PMSYM scheme.

28 Mar 2019 3:03 PM

8.96 lakh jobs created in Jan, 76.48 lakh in last 17 months: EPFO payroll data

The EPFO has been releasing payroll data from April 2018, covering the period starting September 2017.

22 Mar 2019 5:53 PM