Government to consider hike in interest rates for PF

Union Minister for Labour and Employment M Mallikarjun Kharge today said the government was looking at further hiking the interest rate on Provident Fund from the present 9.5 per cent.

"We are contemplating further increasing the interest rate on Provident Fund from the present 9.5 per cent. The interest rate on EPF (Employees Provident Fund) was increased to 9.5 per cent recently.

"This time also we want to give more to the employees. We are working towards it", he said while inaugurating the Southern Zonal Office of Director General of Mines Safety here.

Source : PTI

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