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Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority

Finance Ministry looking at suggestions of raising upper age limit for APY: Rajiv Kumar

APY is guaranteed pension scheme announced by the government on May 9, 2015.

Jan 24, 2019, 12:46 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

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

Now, Aadhaar details mandatory for subscribing Atal Pension Yojana

The Aadhaar mandatory linking of Aadhaar Atal Pension Yojana will be applicable with effect from January 1, 2018.

Dec 28, 2017, 11:08 AM 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

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

To check misuse of NPS, PFRDA bars third party payments in Tier II accounts

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

PFRDA plans 10-time hike in commission for fund managers

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

NPS: PFRDA lowers minimum contribution to Rs 1,000 per year

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

PFRDA to train 75,000 people to drive NPS

Pension fund regulator PFRDA proposes to train 75,000 people who will form a "totally committed" workforce for the implementation of government's National Pension System

Mar 27, 2016, 17:04 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

PFRDA to invite bids for pension fund managers

Regulator PFRDA Friday said it will invite fresh bids for appointing Pension Fund Managers (PFMs) for the Rs 90,000 crore corpus.

Aug 07, 2015, 17:05 PM IST

PFRDA may allow fund managers to invest 3% of corpus in PE

Sector regulator PFRDA is looking at allowing pension fund managers to invest up to 3 percent of corpus in private equity (PE) to maximise return, and a decision in this regard is likely to be taken in 3-4 months.

Aug 02, 2015, 13:41 PM 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 chief eyes 20% coverage of the poor by FY18

Pension fund regulator PFRDA Wednesday said it aims at increasing pension coverage for the deprived section to 15-20 percent over the next few years.

Jan 21, 2015, 23:40 PM IST

R V Verma takes charge as member PFRDA

R V Verma has taken charge as a whole-time member (Finance) of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority.

May 21, 2014, 15:42 PM IST

PFRDA proposes up to 25% withdrawal from NPS after 10 years

Pension regulator PFRDA has proposed allowing subscribers of National Pension System (NPS) to withdraw up to 25 percent of accumulated funds for meeting medical treatment expenses, higher education of children, marriage of daughters and house purchase.

Jan 19, 2014, 15:26 PM IST

Pension fund investment corpus to cross $1 tn by '25: Report

The recent passage of pension regulator Act will spur growth potential of the investment corpus of the pension sector to over USD 1 trillion mark by the turn of 2025, says a report.

Dec 08, 2013, 22:37 PM IST

NPS subscribers earn double digit return in 2012-13

Subscribers of National Pension System (NPS) regulated by Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) earned double digit returns of as much as 14.19 percent during 2012-13.

May 15, 2013, 22:00 PM IST