How much of EPF Corpus amount is invested in Stock Market

As per the latest reports, EPFO has nearly 8.5 lakh crore (8,50,000,00,00,000)  in the fund and due to pressure in falling rates, EPFO struggles to keep the rates at 8% or 8.5% as EPFO till now has only invested in Government Bonds and in Debt Markets.

But with the decision from Central Government, it has allowed EPFO to invest 15% of it’s corpus fund in Stock Markets to make good returns good so that interest outgo can be compensated with returns form stock market

Eventhough EPFO can invest 15% in stockmarket, it invests only 5% in stock market as there has been opposition from lot of labour bodies and unions as stock market constitutes an risky investment