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22 February 2019 Current Events Provident Fund interest rate hikes from 8.55% to 8.65 %

The Employee's Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has decided to provide more interest on Provident Fund deposits. The interest rate on Provident Fund deposits for 2018-2019 has been finalised at 8.65 % by the EPFO. As per Santosh Gangwar, the Labour Minister, all members of the Central Board of Trustees of EPFO have agreed to this decision. The proposal is now to be passed to the Finance Ministry for gaining approval.


Provident Fund interest rate hikes from 8.55% to 8.65 %

The Employee's Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has decided to provide more interest on Provident Fund deposits. The interest rate on Provident Fund deposits for 2018-2019 has been finalised at 8.65 % by the EPFO. As per Santosh Gangwar, the Labour Minister, all members of the Central Board of Trustees of EPFO have agreed to this decision. The proposal is now to be passed to the Finance Ministry for gaining approval.




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