The Finance Ministry has approved payment of 8.5 per cent rate interest for 2012-13, up from 8.25 per cent in the previous fiscal.


Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation

(Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. Of India)

( Head Office)

Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan,14-Bhikaiji Cama Place, New Delhi-110066

 No. Invest.I/3(2)/133/ ROI/2012-13/4462,   Dated: 15.05.2013

Subject: Declaration of Rate of Interest for the Employees Provident Fund Members’ Account for the year 2012-13- regarding.


I am directed to inform that Ministry of Labour and Employment, Govt. of India, vide its letter No. R-11018/1/2013.SS-II dated 15.05.2013 has conveyed the approval of the Central Government under para 60(1) of Employees’ Provident Fund Scheme, 1952 for crediting interest @ 8.50% on EPF accumulation for the financial year 2012-13 to the account of each member of the EPF Scheme.

It is therefore, requested to issue necessary instructions to all concerned for crediting the interest to the members’ accounts.

Yours faithfully,



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