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EPFO may set interest rate on PF deposits in September meet

Retirement fund body EPFO is likely to decide on interest rate on PF deposits for 2015-16 for its over six crore subscribers in its trustees’ meet on September 16.

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“The Central Board of Trustees (CBT) headed by the Labour Minister may take up for discussion the proposal on payment of interest on PF deposits for 2015-16 in its meeting scheduled on September 16,” a source said.

“The 208th meeting of the Central Board of Trustees has been scheduled on 16th September in Hyderabad,” a circular issued by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) said.

The EPFO paid 8.75% rate of interest for 2013-14 and 2014-15 financial years to its subscribers. It has over six crore subscribers on the provident fund deposits.

EPFO manages a huge corpus of over Rs 6.5 lakh crore with an incremental annual deposits of Rs 1 lakh crore.

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