National Pension System

Now, open NPS account through internet banking using OTP on registered mobile number

POPs and CRAs have been advised by PFRDA to provide the required functionality of OTP based authentication, PFRDA said.

Jun 29, 2020, 17:31 PM IST

NPS System account opening gets easier – Here’s how to apply for Aadhaar-based paperless KYC verification

The PFRDA has permitted e- NPS/Points of Presence facilities to use offline Aadhaar of prospective subscribers with their consent for opening NPS accounts.

May 28, 2020, 16:35 PM IST

Government allows premature withdrawal from New Pension Scheme Fund: Shiv Pratap Shukla

The minimum gap of 5 years between two partial withdrawals has also been removed with effect from August 10, 2017.

Jan 09, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

Government's contribution under NPS to be raised to 14% from 10%, entire 60% of withdrawals to be tax-free

Contribution by the government employees under Tier-II of NPS will now be covered under Section 80 C for deduction up to Rs. 1.50 lakh

Dec 10, 2018, 15:40 PM IST

Atal Pension Yojana Vs National Pension System: All you need to know

Atal Pension Yojana is a government scheme administered by PFRDA through NPS architecture.

Jun 13, 2018, 13:53 PM IST

How to file National Pension System (NPS) grievances: A step by step guide

In order to express their dissatisfaction about any service, there are various modes available for subscribers.

Mar 16, 2018, 21:14 PM IST

NPS subscribers can now partially withdraw contribution

NPS is government's flagship social security programme. Any Indian citizen, resident or non-resident, between the age of 60- 65 years, can join NPS and continue up to the age of 70 years in NPS.

Jan 18, 2018, 17:33 PM IST

NPS subscribers can now partially withdraw contribution: Here are the conditions

Any Indian citizen between the age of 60- 65 years, can join NPS and continue up to the age of 70 years in NPS.

Jan 18, 2018, 14:18 PM IST

NPS subscribers rise 27% to 1.78 crore

On the recommendation of the 3rd Pay Revision Committee, the department of PSE has dispensed with the condition of minimum 15 years of service and superannuation from CPSEs to avail the pension benefit implemented by CPSEs.

Oct 10, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

PFRDA to update contact details of NPS subscribers

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

PFRDA eases process of 'retirement advisers' registration process

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

PFRDA makes NPS retirement advisor registration easier

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

Let govt staff's pension funds to invest 50% in equities: PFRDA

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

No tax on fund transfer from PF to NPS: All you need to know

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

NPS subscribers can shuffle fund allocation twice a year

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

NSDL to drastically reduce charges under NPS from April 1

Under pressure from competition, NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure has decided to drastically cut maintenance and account opening charges for subscribers of the National Pension System (NPS) from April 1.

Feb 13, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

Budget 2017: Know how NPS subscribers will be benefited

Know how Union Budget will benefit NPS subscribers.


Feb 02, 2017, 13:08 PM IST

NPS subscribers to pay for advisory services: Pension regulator

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

Budget 2016: PF investment beyond Rs 1.5 lakh may not remain profitable

The Finance Ministry is mulling on introducing penalties on PF investments beyond  the limit of Rs 1.5 lakh.

Feb 22, 2016, 12:35 PM IST

RBI allows NRIs to subscribe to National Pension System

To enable Indians living abroad to access old age income security, Reserve Bank Thursday allowed non-resident Indians (NRIs) to subscribe to the National Pension System (NPS).

Oct 29, 2015, 23:13 PM IST