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The 18-21 age group, with around 3.27 lakh enrolments, contributed 48.82% of total net subscriber additions in July

EPFO net subscribers up 31.28% to 14.65 lakh in July

Sep 20, 2021

Of the total 14.65 lakh net subscribers added in July, around 9.02 lakh new members came under the social security umbrella of EPFO for the first time, says the Ministry of Labour & Employment

Of the total 12.83 lakh net subscribers added in June, around 8.11 lakh have come under the social security coverage of Employees' Provident Fund scheme for the first time

EPFO adds 1.28 mn net new subscribers in June amid COVID-19

Aug 21, 2021

The provisional payroll data of the retirement fund body released on Friday underlines a rising trend with 12.83 lakh net (payroll) addition against April and May, a labour ministry statement said

EPFO tightens scrutiny of transactions after fraud

EPFO to scrutinise transactions closely after Rs 21-crore fraud 

Aug 20, 2021

Six employees of a regional office in Mumbai who were found to be prime conspirators behind the fraud were suspended. The case is now likely to be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation

The pandemic had an impact on employment in the country as the economic activities slowed down due to lockdown restrictions (Source:PTI)

Portray real picture of job loss, reconcile data of credible agencies: Parl panel to Labour Min

Aug 08, 2021

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour observed that despite the COVID-19 pandemic, net EPFO payroll addition for 2020-21 was 77.08 lakh, almost at par with 2019-20 net payroll addition of 78.58 lakh

The government has allowed EPFO to invest in category 1 and 2 segments of alternate investment funds.

EPFO likely to deploy part of its corpus in InvITs

Jul 12, 2021

The move to invest in InvITs will expand EPFO's options as it currently invests only in bonds, government securities, and exchange-traded funds.

Will the fresh COVID stimulus package boost India's economy?

Jul 02, 2021

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced a Rs 6.28 lakh crore stimulus package.

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Aatmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana extended till March 2022; 21.42 lakh benefitted so far

Jun 28, 2021

Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana, which was launched on October 1, 2020, incentivises employers for the creation of new employment, restoration of loss of employment through EPFO

EPFO adds 12.76 lakh net subscribers in April 2021

Jun 23, 2021

EPFO adds 12.76 lakh net subscribers in April 2021

Around 6.89 lakh new members came into the social security coverage of EPFO for the first time in April.

EPFO net subscriber addition grows 14% to 12.76 lakh in April

Jun 20, 2021

The number of exits in April declined by 87,821, while rejoining increased by 92,864 subscribers as compared to March 2021.

Mismatch in employees' EPFO-Aadhaar data; lakhs of low-wage EPF contributions stuck: BMS

Jun 14, 2021

BMS, in a letter to labour minister Santhosh Gangwar on June 12, wanted EPFO to be asked to accept contributions if Aadhaar number is furnished to safeguard the interests low wage earners

EPFO has settled more than 76.31 lakh COVID-19 advance claims thereby disbursing a total of Rs 18,698.15 crore.

Over 76 lakh workers take COVID-19 advance from EPF savings

Jun 01, 2021

The provision for special withdrawal to meet the financial need of members during pandemic was introduced in March 2020, under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana.