Provident Fund
Business  /  Published 19.07.22

EPFO to hike equity cap

The proposal to revise the limit to 20 per cent has been vetted and approved by the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation's (EPFO) advisory body Finance Audit and Investment Committee (FAIC)....
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.22

3 nabbed in cases of bike theft, LPG fraud

Police in Cooch Behar arrested three persons on Monday night, two in connection with a bike theft and the third on a complaint related to cheating. Sources said that last Sunday, Biswajit Deb, of Dau...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

India  /  Published 05.06.22

'PF has no place in PM's Kalyan Marg'

“LIC has been pushed into uncertainty after being privatised. This cut with runaway inflation, joblessness and only concern for big corporates hurts 99% of India.” Rahul, who has been ask...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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

Business  /  Published 01.04.22

No change in small savings rate

The government has kept unchanged the interest rates on small savings plans  for April-June. The move came just days after the interest rate on employees’ provident fund organisation (EPFO...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.22

PF rate slash a ‘gift card’ for UP win: CM

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee lashed out at the Narendra Modi government at the Centre for proposing to slash the interest rate on deposits in the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) to a four-deca...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.22

EPF: Mamata slams Centre

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday slammed the Centre for slashing interest rates on Employees' Provident Fund (EPF), sarcastically stating that it was "gift card" from...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.03.22

EPFO: lowest rate in 44 years

Labour minister Bhupendra Yadav said the EPFO’s central board had decided on the interest rate keeping in mind the “international situation and condition of the equity market”. The E...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 12.03.22

EPFO cut: Congress jibe at BJP

Retirement fund body EPFO on Saturday decided to lower the interest on provident fund deposits for 2021-22 to an over four-decade low of 8.1 per cent for its about five crore subscribers, from 8.5 per...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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


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