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EPFO aims to bring construction workers within fold

The EPFO estimates that a large part of the Rs 27,000 crore lying with it in inoperative accounts belongs to workers from these two sectors.

EPFO may hike wage cap, increase retirement age

Labour minister to meet Central Board of Trustees on Feb 5


EPFO seeks more freedom to trade, exit investments

Retirement fund puts forward revised agenda for CBT meet today.

Trade unions demand 9% return on PF deposits

Though the labour ministry has already notified the investment pattern,hike in investment in corporate paper has to be ratified by the CBT.

Trade unions demand 9% return on PF deposits

Employee’s Provident Fund Organisation wants to continue with 8.5 per cent.

Labour ministry to propose hike in wage limit for provident fund

Currently,24% of worker's salary up to ceiling of Rs 6,500 p.m. is mandatorily deposited with EPFO.


EPFO may announce higher interest rate than 8.5 pct provided last year

The interest rate on PF deposits for this fiscal may be announced before Diwali.

PF deduction: Panel wants to club basic pay,allowances

Decks have been cleared for clubbing of allowances with basic pay for PF deductions under the EPFO scheme,a move that will increase savings but reduce take-home pay of more than five crore subscribers.

Provident fund to earn 8.5% interest in FY'13

* CBT had recommended 8.5%,trade union leaders called for 8.8%

Provident Fund subscribers to get 8.5% interest for 2012-13

Over five crore EPFO subscribers would get more money for their deposits.