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Net EPF subscriptions hit record 1.46 mn in July amid easing lockdowns

The data, also called net payroll data, was higher in each of the first four months of the current financial year than the average monthly figure of previous years

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The data was released for the first time in September, 2017

Indivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
Net subscription to the employees' provident fund, taken as an indicator of formalisation of the economy, rose to a record high of 1.46 million in July this year. This was the time when lockdown was relaxed in some states. The data, also called net payroll data, was higher in each of the first four months of the current financial year than the average monthly figure of previous years.

The data was released for the first time in September, 2017. It should not be taken as an indicator of jobs in the economy as there is overlap between this data,

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First Published: Sep 20 2021 | 7:31 PM IST

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