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Union Budget 2018: Govt to contribute 12 per cent of wages of new employees in EPF for next 3 years

The announcement regarding this was made by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his Union Budget presentation in Lower House of Parliament.

Written by: India TV Business Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: February 01, 2018 17:41 IST ]
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that the government will contribute 12 per cent of wages of new employees in Employees Provident Fund (EPF) in sectors employing large number of people for three years.

The announcement regarding this was made by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his Union Budget presentation in Lower House of Parliament.

Meanwhile, women contribution to EPF has been reduced to 8 per cent from 12 per cent for first three years of employment.

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