Employees Provident Fund Organisation Epfo
West Bengal  /  Published 04.06.22

Modi slammed over EPF rate cut

Earlier in March, the EPFO had decided to lower the interest on provident fund deposits for 2021-22 to 8.1 per cent from 8.5 per cent provided in 2020-21. The Centre approved it on Friday. The 8.1 pe...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.22

Cry to widen PF scheme

An RSP-backed trade union has urged the Narendra Modi government to bring more people under the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation by amending existing rules — a demand which, if accep...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 21.02.22

Pension plan likely for basic over Rs 15,000

Retirement fund body EPFO is mulling a new pension product for organised sector workers who are getting basic wages of more than Rs 15,000 per month and are not mandatorily covered under its Employees...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 30.01.22

PF benefits for 7453 Air India staff

The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has on-boarded Air India for social security benefits and has received contributions for 7,453 employees so far, the labour ministry said on Saturday. ...
By Our Special Correspondent

India  /  Published 24.11.21

Leeway on pension contribution

The government is exploring the possibility of allowing increased contribution under the Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS) to make room for enhanced pension. The Central Board of Trustees of the ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 03.11.21

Sharp dip: informal economy

A recently released report by the State Bank of India has claimed that the informal economy has shrunk from its contribution to the gross domestic product of around 52 per cent three years ago to some...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 02.09.21

PF divided Into 2: Taxable. non-Taxable

The finance ministry has notified rules for calculation of taxable interest on employee contributions to provident fund of over Rs 2.5 lakh per annum. In her Budget for 2021-22, Sitharaman had capped...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.08.21

Centre told to depict real job loss

A Parliamentary panel has asked the Ministry of Labour and Employment to use and reconcile the data and studies conducted by credible agencies with that of retirement fund body EPFO for depicting real...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.03.21

PF pitch for casual workers

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has urged the Bengal government to consider extending the benefit of Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 to casual e...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 15.03.21

EPFO closes 71.01 lakh EPF accounts

Retirement fund body EPFO closed 71.01 lakh employees’ provident fund (EPF) accounts during April-December in 2020 post-pandemic which is higher than 66.66 lakh in the same period year ago, Parl...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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