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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 »

Provident Fund contribution-curb move defeated - 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 employees ...and more »

Employees Provident Fund Organization hikes Exchange traded fund investment limit - Times of India

PUNE: The Employees' Provident Fund Organization's (EPFO) central board of trustees (CBT) on Saturday approved hiking the investment limits in exchange traded fund (ETF) to 15% from the current 10%, despite opposition from few of its members ...and more »

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

The proposal to cut employers' contribution saw protests from states as well as workers' and employers' representatives. By: Surya Sarathi Ray | Published: May 28, 2017 5:10 AM. 39. Shares. Share. Central Board of Trustees, CBT, EPFO, EPF, provident ...and more »

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

The retirement fund body, EPFO, had entered the stock market by investing 5 per cent of its investible deposits in August 2015, which was raised to 10 per cent last year. 366. Shares. Share. Written by Aanchal Magazine | New Delhi | Published: May 28 ...and more »

Provident Fund Body Raises Equity Investment Limit, - 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 »

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 »

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

Chief provident fund commissioner (CPFC) V P Joy told FE the matter is on the agenda and that the opinion of the CBT members would be sought. By: Surya Sarathi Ray | New Delhi | Published: May 27, 2017 4:50 AM. 139. Shares. Share. take-home pay ...and more »

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

EPFO functions under the Union labour ministry and started investing in stocks in August 2015. Photo: Pradeep gaur/Mint. Latest News » · The price of bitcoin isn't always what you think it is · Vijay Mallya lives on Rs4.5 lakh/week after UK court order ...and more »