Public Provident Fund Limit Increased to Rs 1.5 Lakh – Notification
[TO 8E PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA. EXTRAORDINARY. PART II, SECTION 3. SUB
SECTION (i) ]
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Economic Affairs)
New Delhi, the 13th August, 2014
G.S.R. (E). – In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (4) of section 3 of the Public Provident Fund Act, 1968 (23 of 1968), the Central Government hereby makes the following further amendments to the Public Provident Fund Scheme, 1968, namely :-
1 (1) This Scheme may be called the Public Provident Fund (Amendment) Scheme 2014.
(2) It shall come into force from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette
2 . In the Public Provident Fund Scheme, 1968. –
(i) in paragraph 3, in sub-paragraph (1), for the letters and figures ‘Rs.1.00,0O0, the letters and figures Rs.1.50,00oe shall be substituted
(ii) In Form-A, in paragraph (iv), for the letters and figures ‘Rs.1,OO,OOO”, the letters and figures “Rs.1.50.000” shall be substituted.
JOINT SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT INDIA
Note : The Scheme was notified vide G.S.R. 1136(E). dated 15.6.1968 and amended vide GS.R. 368 (E), dated 1.8.72, G.S.R. 217 (E). dated 9.3.79, G.S.R. 271(E), dated 16.3.83, G.S R. 54(E), dated 7.2.84, G.S.R.895(E). dated 23.6.86. G.S.R. 1013(E), dated 20.8.86, G.S.R. 793(E), dated 29.8.89, G.S.R.477(E)(E), dated 25.5.94, G S.R.489(E) dated 6.7.99, G.S.R.908(E), dated 6.12.2000, G.S.R.679(E), dated 4.10.2002, G.S.R.768(E), dated 15.11.2002, G.S.R.585(E), dated 25.7.2003, G.S.R. 690(E), dated 27.8.2003, G.S.R.755(E), dated 19.11.2004, G.S.R 291(E), dated 13.5.2005, G.S R 956(E), dated 7.12.2010, G S.R 844(E) dated 25.11.2011 and G.S.R. 225(E) dated 13.3.2014.
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