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EPFO plans rules to curb premature withdrawals

Issue is understood to have been discussed at a recent meeting by Central Provident Fund Commissioner KK Jalan.

EPFO to ease eligibility norms to expand reach

Workers may also be forced to save more for retirement with the labour ministry revising the definition of wage.


LabourMin working on R1,000 employees’ pension for lifetime

The issue is expected to be discussed at a meeting of the Central Board of Trustees of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on December 19.

PMO to EPFO: Invest 15% of funds in low-cost housing

Insurance and provident funds urged to invest in bonds of HFCs.

Centre rolls out plan for higher ranking on ease of doing business

Ropes ministries and state governments in two-pronged strategy to cut red tape.

EPFO seeks easier norms for investments amid lower returns

At present, the EPFO only invests in companies with AAA rated paper.


EPFO seeks trustees’ nod to invest more funds in govt bonds

The proposals are listed for discussion when the CBT led by labour minister Narendra Singh Tomar meets on August 26.

EPFO seeks exit from SDS, may up returns

The proposal is still under discussion by the departments of economic affairs and financial services on the interest burden on the government and its impact on money market.

EPFO set to crackdown on defaulting employers

PF manager to focus on R3K crore of arrears in interest & damages.

EPFO settles around 8 lakh claims in Sept

EPFO has settled 7,96,759 claims during September in its 123 offices