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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 ..


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 ..