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Himachal assembly in session: Speaker refuses to allow discussion on ‘removal’ of outsourced staff, BJP stages walkout

The issue of “termination of services” of outsourced employees echoed loud in the Himachal Pradesh assembly on Tuesday with the opposition BJP staging a protest and later walking out of the House after their adjournment notice was rejected by the speaker.

Leader of Opposition Jai Ram Thakur along with other BJP MLAs walks out of the Himachal assembly over the outsourced employees issue in Shimla on Tuesday. (Deepak Sansta /HT)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 10:38 PM IST
By, Shimla

Is your PF contribution by employer delayed? Here's what you should do now

According to Section 7Q of the Employees' Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952, an employer will be asked to pay higher interest on the amount due from it from the due date of actual payment.

The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) had recently laid out the rates at which damage due to delayed PF contributions will be levied on the employers(MINT)
Published on Feb 19, 2023 01:43 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

PPF, other savings schemes to witness interest rate hike? What experts say

The savings schemes include National Savings Certificates, Kisan Vikas Patra, time-deposits, senior citizens savings scheme and the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana.

Public Provident Fund (PPF) and other small savings deposits may go up soon(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 15, 2022 02:40 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Govt okays 8.1% interest on EPF deposits for 2021-22, lowest in four decades

The new rate of interest on employees' provident fund is the lowest in over four decades, since 1977-78 when it stood at 8 per cent.

FILE Photo: Employees provident fund organisation head office , EPFO office.
Published on Jun 03, 2022 07:17 PM IST
By, New Delhi

No individual can own more than one PPF account: Govt

The department of economic affairs, under the ministry of finance, which has released the circular also asked not to send any such proposal for consideration of merging of PPF accounts opened under the PPF rules, 2019.

According to the PPF rule 2019, a person can't have more than one such account against their name.
Published on Mar 03, 2022 08:12 PM IST
By, New Delhi
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