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EPFO meeting: CBT gives nod to increase investment in ETFs to 15 per cent - The Indian Express

The Central Board of Trustees (CBT) of Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) approved hiking investment in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to 15 per cent of its investible deposits from the existing 10 per cent. The 15 per cent investment in ...and more »

Should the EPFO reveal its investment portfolio? Here are 3 expert views - Economic Times

For decades, the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has declared annual returns on the basis of the accounting surplus method. ET Wealth asks three experts if the EPFO should revamp its investment disclosure norms and declare details of its ...and more »

12% EPF contributions to stay: Minister - The Hindu

The central government will not bring back its proposal to decrease rate of deduction from salary towards provident fund savings from 12% to 10% as even employers were against such a move, Labour and Employment Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said on ...and more »

PF rate retained at 12%: Why don't employers contribute 14% and employees 10% to maintain status quo - Firstpost

The Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) under the Ministry of Labor had last week accepted with alacrity the demand for reducing the mandatory and matching provident fund contribution by employer and employee from 12 percent of salary to 10 ...and more »

Provident Fund Body Raises Equity Investment Limit, R - NDTV

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will invest Rs. 20,000 crore in ETFs or exchange-traded funds in the current fiscal year (2017-18) as it has decided to raise the investment limit. "Yesterday, the Employees Provident Fund Organisation ...and more »

EPFO may slash PF contributions to 10 per cent - The Indian Express

The Central Board of Trustees (CBT) of Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is likely to consider a proposal to reduce the share of mandatory contribution by employees and employers to 10 per cent each from 12 per cent of the income as of now ...and more »

EPFO: Provident fund contribution to stay at 12 per cent - Financial Express

The Central Board of Trustees (CBT), the highest decision-making body of the employees' provident fund organisation (EPFO), on Saturday rejected the government's proposal of pruning employers' contribution to the employees' provident fund (EPF) to 10% ...and more »

EPFO to invest over Rs18,000 crore in equity this fiscal - Livemint

New Delhi: The central board of trustees (CBT) of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation or EPFO on Saturday allowed the retirement fund manager to invest 15% or over Rs18,000 crore in stocks this financial year, a move that may further stimulate ...and more »

EPFO: To hike take-home pay of employees, government plans to cut employers' contribution to 10% - Financial Express

In a move that will increase the take-home pay of employees, the government plans to prune employers' contribution to the employees' provident fund (EPF) to 10% from 12% currently. Sources said the proposal to trim employers' contribution, aimed at ...and more »

Proposal to cut PF contribution nixed - Times of India

PUNE: The proposal to reduce employees and as well as employers' contribution to Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) from 12% to 10% was defeated unanimously in the meeting of central board of trustees here on Saturday. The representatives of ...and more »