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15 Apr 2019 1:38 AM

EPFO suspends Aadhaar-seeding services amid data leak reports

EPFO’s portal has been hacked and subscriber details have been stolen.

03 May 2018 12:07 PM

On eve of Diwali, EPFO offers online Aadhaar linking facility for members

Meeting KYC norms by EPFO subscribers help subscribers access a host of online services.

18 Oct 2017 6:20 PM

Link Aadhaar with your EPFO account for easier PF claims settlement

Subscriber also needs to connect their UAN with Aadhaar for speedier redressal of provident fund applications.

14 Oct 2017 1:07 PM

NPS subscribers rise 27 per cent to 1.78 crore; AUM at Rs 2.06 lakh crore

Govt has amended I-T Act providing for tax free migration of superannuation funds to NPS.

10 Oct 2017 4:21 PM


Give a missed call and check PF balance, read how

EPFO has over past many months taken a slew of measures to further simplify PF related processes.

28 Sep 2017 2:46 PM

EPFO to cut investments in AAA bonds; may pump Rs 3,000 crore

Investment will be made only in corporate bonds rated by at least two rating agencies as AA+, EPFO says.

28 Aug 2017 5:18 PM

EPFO to go digital by August 2018, PF services a click away

This will be a big boom for the formal sector workers as well as their employers.

24 Aug 2017 7:54 PM

How to check EPF balance, e-passbook, activate UAN

Retirement fund body has further simplified entire PF withdrawal exercise as the task has been tedious.

08 Aug 2017 2:48 PM

EPFO mulls to cut employer's contribution to 10 pc

Provident fund commissioner confirms proposal and says it will be taken up with CBT members.

27 May 2017 5:54 PM


Now you can withdraw from EPFO corpus for treatment

EPFO has done away with need for certificates and proformas for seeking advance for treatment of illness.

27 Apr 2017 7:49 PM

EPFO to provide 8.65 per cent interest on EPF

This follows reports suggesting Finance Ministry wants interest rates lower by up to 50 bps.

13 Apr 2017 7:26 PM

EPFO extends Aadhaar submission deadline to April 30

EPFO has also extended deadline for submitting digital life certificates for its over 50 lakh pensioners till April 30.

12 Apr 2017 6:11 PM

Withdrawal from General Provident Fund made easier

Govt has from March 7, 2017 simplified and liberalised conditions for taking advance from fund for education etc.

12 Apr 2017 5:49 PM

EPFO mulls raising investment in stocks to 15 per cent

CBT had deferred decision on proposal to increase exposure in ETFs at its last meeting on March 30.

12 Apr 2017 11:32 AM


EPFO defers move to hike investments in ETFs to 15 pc

CBT agreed to cover around 62 lakh volunteers of Anganwadi, Asha and mid-day meal workers under social security scheme.

30 Mar 2017 5:51 PM

Govt to enable EPF members for housing scheme

Memebers can withdraw up to 90 per cent of their fund for making down payments while buying homes.

15 Mar 2017 4:14 PM

No revenue stamp on PF claim forms for e-payments

There are over 3,000 private provident fund trusts which are exempted from filing PF returns.

08 Mar 2017 1:18 PM

After year of flip-flops, EPFO buckles up for digital ride

Idea is to increase ease of doing business for over 6 lakh employers under EPFO.

30 Dec 2016 12:55 PM