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National Pension Scheme

Soon, PF subscribers to get option to invest money in stock market through NPS

It is to be noted that the NPS is mandatory for all government employees who have joined service after January 1, 2004.

Sep 24, 2019, 18:22 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi launches national pension scheme for small traders, self employed persons

It is a voluntary and contributory pension scheme for entry age of 18 to 40 years with a provision for minimum assured pension of Rs 3,000 monthly on attaining the age of 60 years.

Sep 12, 2019, 15:29 PM IST

PFRDA makes bank a/c, mobile number mandatory for NPS subscribers

The requirements have been made mandatory in the new common subscriber registration form (CSRF) that are required to be filled in by the new subscribers.

Apr 20, 2018, 18:10 PM IST

National Pension Scheme: All you should know about it after Budget 2018

One needs to remember there are many tax benefits under NPS.

Feb 13, 2018, 12:23 PM IST

Government increases age to join National Pension Scheme to 65 years

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

National Pension Scheme: Age limit raised to 65 years

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

Age limit to join NPS raised to 65 years: Regulator

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

Give workers option to choose provident fund, pension schemes: Economic Survey

Pitching for labour reforms, the survey said formal employment could increase by offering employees choices when they start employment.

Jan 31, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

No need to submit form for NPS account if opened via Aadhaar

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

Retail NPS more than doubles in one year

Post the budgetary provision to provide tax benefits up to 40 percent of maturity of investment in National Pension Scheme, the retail segment of NPS has grown by over 100 percent over the past one year.

Aug 16, 2016, 10:42 AM IST

Tax treatment of Atal Pension scheme unclear, says PFRDA

"Tax treatment of Atal pension is not clearly known but we understand it will be at par with the existing National Pension Scheme (NPS)," PFRDA whole time member B S Bhandari told PTI.

Jun 28, 2015, 17:17 PM IST

PFRDA takes aim at NPS taxation, bats for level-playing field

The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) on Friday said tax treatment on the National Pension Scheme (NPS) is a dampener and the regulator will continue to fight for a level-playing field.

Jun 26, 2015, 19:53 PM IST

Badi Khabar: Menace of 'fake voters' and 'fake pension schemes' in Delhi

Data shows that 3,96,914 voters in Delhi have more than one voter card in their names.

Jan 08, 2015, 22:36 PM IST

Arunachal in pact with NSDL for NPS adoption

Arunachal Pradesh has entered into an agreement with National Securities Depository Ltd (NSDL), authorising it to work as a Central Record Keeping Agency (CRA) for adoption of National Pension System (NPS).

Jan 09, 2013, 12:28 PM IST

Muthoot Finance ties up to offer National Pension Scheme

Muthoot Finance is the only Non-Banking Financial company in the state to be approved by the PFRDA to act as a service provider for the pension plan, a company release said here.

Nov 15, 2012, 15:57 PM IST

PFRDA eases norms for registration of fund managers

In order to boost the National Pension Scheme (NPS), PFRDA on Thursday relaxed norms for registration of pension fund managers to ensure greater competition by removing cap on the number of PFMs.

Jul 12, 2012, 23:06 PM IST

PFRDA in talks with govt for more incentives to fund managers

In a move to popularise the National Pension Scheme (NPS) in the private sector, sector regulator PFRDA on Monday said it is in talks with the government to increase incentives for fund managers.

Apr 09, 2012, 21:27 PM IST

Parliament panel pitches for assured returns on NPS

A parliamentary panel has recommended that subscribers to the New Pension System (NPS) should get an assured return on their investments that are at least equal to the interest rate given by the Employees' Provident Fund Scheme.

Aug 31, 2011, 20:58 PM IST