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Employees PF Interest Rate history in India Since 1952

Employees PF Interest Rate history in India Since 1952 In a statement issued yesterday (21-02-2019) by the Employees Provident Fund Organization(EPFO) in India, it was increased the Provident Fund(PF) interest rate to 8.65 percent from 8.55 percent for the Financial year 2018-19. This is the first time, the interest rate has been hiked in the past five years. The Provident Fund rate was seen 8.75 percent in the Financial year 2014-15 and it has been increased by 5 basis points to 8.8 percent in the FY 2015-16. The lowest rate in the last five years were seen at 8.55 percent in the last fiscal year 2017-18. The Total Annual deposits of Provident fund was Rs. 1,31,000 Crore in the financial year 2017-18 and the estimate for the current Financial year is 1,46,000 Crore rupees. It has stated that there are nearly 6 Crore subscribers will get benefited by this updated 8.65 percent. The Board of EPFO has also discussed the issue of raising minimum pension under the Employee Pension Scheme(EP