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EPFO lowers interest rate on deposit to 8.50% for FY2019-20

Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on Thursday lowered the interest rate on deposits to 8.50 per cent for the current financial year 2019-20. The interest rate, which is the lowest rate fixed in seven years, was reduced from the previous rate of 8.65 per cent in 2018-19. The Central Board of Trustees, which is the ..

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Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill

The Union cabinet has approved the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill. The Bill which aims to tackle the menace of illicit deposit-taking activities in the country will replace the earlier promulgated Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Ordinance, 2019. Why? The Union Cabinet aims to curb the menace of half-baked investment schemes and chit funds ..

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