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Labour Ministry mulls incentives for encouraging employment of SC, STs

The employer is incentivised for increasing the employment base and a large number of workers find jobs.

26 Sep 2019 2:14 PM

Over 6 cr EPFO members to get 8.65 pc interest for 2018-19: Labour minister

At present, the EPFO is settling PF withdrawal claims at 8.55 per cent interest rate.

17 Sep 2019 1:44 PM

EPFO may give subscribers option to increase stock investments in new year

The EEFO is now developing a software that would help show retirement savings in cash and ETFs components separately.

31 Dec 2018 11:53 AM

Maternity leave hike affected women jobs but remedy is there: Labour Min

There are provisions in the Act like now women can work from home during the leave period.

26 Sep 2018 5:24 PM

No disagreement with Finmin on 8.55 pc interest on EPF, says Gangwar

CBT had decided to provide 8.55 per cent rate of interest on EFF for last fiscal on February 21, 2018.

15 Apr 2018 1:56 PM


Over 8 cr EPFO A/Cs have no birth date, 11 cr missing father's name

Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha today.

02 Apr 2018 7:33 PM

Govt unlikely to slow down on labour reforms in 2018

The code also propose to hand over operation of social security schemes to state governments.

29 Dec 2017 12:26 PM

Govt working on creating new avenues for jobs: Gangwar

Mudra Yojana has created a lot of self-employment opportunities as 9.5 cr people have been given loans amounting to Rs 4 lakh cr.

02 Nov 2017 8:45 AM

EPFO adds over 1 crore new subscribers in 2017: Dattatreya

EPFO invested about Rs 24,980 crore in ETFs as of June 30 and market value of this investment was Rs 28,115 crore.

10 Jul 2017 6:03 PM

Finance Ministry ratifies 8.65 per cent on EPF

Finance Ministry has been nudging the Labour Ministry to lower the EPF rate.

20 Apr 2017 1:25 PM