Universal Account Number: News

13 Apr 2019


Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) account: How to add nominee online

As is common knowledge, Employees' Provident Fund is a mandatory contribution from the salaries of professionals.

11 Mar 2019


How to link your Aadhaar with Universal Account Number (UAN)

Although, linking Aadhaar with the Universal Account Number (UAN), issued by the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) is not mandatory, it might still help you make UAN transactions more conveniently.

07 Mar 2019


#FinancialBytes: What happens to EPF balance when you switch jobs?

The Employee Provident Fund (EPF), popularly known as Provident Fund, is a long-term investment instrument for the salaried individuals.

17 Dec 2018


#FinancialBytes: What is Provident Fund and how to withdraw it?

The Employee Provident Fund (EPF), also known as Provident Fund, is a long-term investment instrument for the salaried individuals that is offered by the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO).

27 Jun 2018


You can now withdraw 75% of PF after one-month's unemployment

Bringing cheer to crores, the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has decided to allow PF subscribers to withdraw 75% balance after remaining unemployed for a month, and keep the account running.

06 Jun 2018


#FinancialBytes: Everything you need to know about your EPF account

Dear reader, in your salary receipt, you must have seen a certain amount under the head 'Employee Provident Fund' which does not form a part of your cash-in-hand salary.

02 May 2018


Data breach forces EPFO to suspend Aadhaar-seeding services

New information has come to light about a data breach in the EPFO portal, which let subscribers link their Aadhaar to their Universal Account Number (UAN).

29 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi-govt to create 1cr new jobs on 12% pension incentive

The government hopes to create 1cr new jobs by bearing the entire 12% of the basic salary that employers are mandated to make towards the pension for the first three years for new employees.

20 Jan 2018


Aadhaar seeding to eliminate multiple PF accounts

The Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) said today that it would be able to eliminate multiple account numbers of one individual once the Aadhaar seeding is complete.

19 Oct 2017


You can now link UAN with Aadhaar number online

The EPFO has launched an online facility to let subscribers link their Universal Account Number (UAN) for Provident Fund (PF) to their Aadhaar.

28 May 2017


EPFO to invest Rs. 18,000 crore in equity

The Employees' Provident Fund Organization's central board of trustees will invest 15% or over Rs. 18,000 crore in stocks this financial year in a bid to stimulate the stock market.

17 May 2017


EPFO cuts down claim settlement period to 10 days

The Employees' Provident Fund Organization has reduced the period for settlement of claims to 10 days. The eventual goal is to settle claims within three hours.

09 May 2017


How to submit your EPF claim online?

Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has recently launched an initiative that will allow citizens to submit their claims online.