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New Pension System

PFRDA mulls various withdrawal options to optimise pension

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

How to make payment to NPS online...

Here is a simple step-by-step guide on how you can make payment to NPS online:


Jan 07, 2016, 23:31 PM IST

Good news for NPS subscribers: Online payment facility launched

Subscribers of New Pension System can now make their contributions online through net banking, credit or debit cards with pension fund regulator PFRDA launching a platform for the same.

Jan 07, 2016, 21:07 PM IST

Only online withdrawals of pensions from April 2016: Pension regulator

Pension fund regulator PFRDA has made it mandatory for the subscribers of New Pension System (NPS) to submit applications online for settlement of withdrawal claims from April 1 next year.

Nov 22, 2015, 17:17 PM IST

NPS investment into equities touch 13% in FY15: PFRDA

For greater returns, the stock market investment from the New Pension System (NPS) corpus rose to 13 per cent in the last fiscal, while the pension regulator PFRDA is in discussion with the government for greater tax benefits for subscribers of this scheme.

Jun 29, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

Pension watchdog eyes APY to boost NPS corpus by Rs 50K cr

The Centre has launched Atal Pension Yojana (APY) targeted at people in the unorganised sector who wish to join NPS and are not a member of any other social security plan.

Jun 11, 2015, 22:15 PM IST

MF houses want tax sops for pension products on lines of NPS

Mutual fund houses have said that tax benefits for retirement solutions should be provided on the lines of the New Pension System (NPS) as they are planning to enter pension funds sector in a big way.

Mar 19, 2015, 11:22 AM IST

PFRDA tightens investment guidelines for private sector NPS

Besides, the pension regulator has asked these fund managers to restrict their single industry exposure to 15 percent of NPS investments under all schemes, among others.

Apr 19, 2013, 19:14 PM IST

LIC selected as default NPS annuity service provider

PFRDA has empanelled seven Annuity Service Providers (ASPs) for providing annuity services to NPS subscribers.

Mar 03, 2013, 11:13 AM 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