Now, any Indian citizen, resident or non-resident, between the age of 60- 65 years, can also join NPS and continue up to the age of 70 years in NPS.Nov 01, 2017, 18:02 PM IST
Besides the initiatives taken -- introducing e-NPS, reducing minimum contribution levels, new investment instruments and aggressive life cycle funds, the PFRDA has now taken a further step in this direction by increasing the incentives payable to POPs, an official release from the Ministry of Finance noted.Oct 28, 2017, 12:13 PM IST
Pitching for increasing the pace of Aadhaar seeding, Kumar said, efforts have to be made to push this beyond the current level of 40 per cent.Oct 13, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
PFRDA has announced that the upper age limit for joining the National Pension Scheme (NPS) had been raised to 65 years, from the current 60.Sep 11, 2017, 13:49 PM IST
Explaining that the rationale behind government reforms in pensions is to facilitate "portability", or the transfer of superannuation funds by making the NPS more attractive and customer-friendly.Sep 11, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
Pension fund regulator PFRDA will update latest contact details of National Pension System (NPS) subscribers to reduce grievances during its service fortnight starting June 27.Jun 19, 2017, 22:01 PM IST
The finance ministry on Monday said subscribers of the Atal Pension Yojna (APY) will have to link their Aadhaar to their accounts for availing up to Rs 1,000 government's co-contribution.Jun 12, 2017, 20:20 PM IST
By 2050 every 5th Indian will be in 60s as against every 12th at present. It means India will transform gradually from young to a 'greying' country.May 15, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
The government on Tuesday announced it was easing the process of registration of "retirement advisers", with the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA).Apr 25, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
Pension regulator PFRDA on Tuesday said it has made the process of registration of retirement advisors easier for wider coverage of the National Pension System (NPS) and applicants can now apply online.
Apr 25, 2017, 20:30 PM IST
The pensions fund regulator PFRDA wants government to more than treble investment levels in equity markets by government subscribers under the National Pension System (NPS) up to 50 percent from 15 percent now.
Mar 09, 2017, 18:18 PM IST
The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) on Tuesday said funds transferred from Provident Fund account to National Pension System (NPS) account will not attract any tax.Mar 07, 2017, 21:08 PM IST
Pension fund regulator PFRDA has tweaked investment norms to allow subscribers of National Pension System to change their asset allocation twice in a financial year.Mar 02, 2017, 18:06 PM IST
The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) on Wednesday said the number of private sector subscribers of New Pension Scheme (NPS) saw a 60 percent increase during the April 2016 to January 2017 period due to exemptions provided in the earlier Budget.Feb 15, 2017, 19:30 PM IST
In order to arrest the misuse of NPS, pension fund regulator PFRDA has said contribution to savings account (also called Tier-II account), which is attached to pension funds, can only be made by the subscriber and not by any third party.Jan 15, 2017, 18:17 PM IST
Simplifying the process, pension fund regulator PFRDA has dispensed with the requirement of submission of physical application form for NPS account opening if done through Aadhaar verification and e-Signature.Jan 01, 2017, 12:00 PM IST
In its bid to optimise the retirement income of the New Pension System (NPS) members, PFRDA is exploring alternative mechanisms for introducing different variants of the withdrawal options, a senior official said.Dec 25, 2016, 20:37 PM IST
Pension fund regulator PFRDA is planning to increase the commission for pension fund managers by 10 times to 0.1 per cent from the present 0.01 per cent, a top official said on Monday.Nov 21, 2016, 22:40 PM IST
National Pension System (NPS) subscribers will now have to pay for seeking the services of retirement advisers as pension regulator PFRDA has permitted them to charge a fee ranging between Rs 100 and Rs 1,000.Sep 23, 2016, 19:34 PM IST
To encourage more people to join the National Pension System, regulator PFRDA has substantially lowered the minimum annual contribution to Rs 1,000 to keep the account active.
Aug 15, 2016, 10:46 AM IST