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UP: CM Yogi Adityanath Inaugurates E-Pension Portal

UP: CM Yogi Adityanath Inaugurates E-Pension Portal

Speaking about the portal, CM Adityanath said it is the effort of the finance department to end the pain and agony of the senior citizens.

01 May 2022
Bollywood Lessons On Financial Planning – Right From Investment To Retirement Planning

Bollywood Lessons On Financial Planning – Right From Investment To Retirement Planning

Almost all Indians have grown up watching Bollywood movies. The dramatic dialogues of yesteryears are as popular today as they were when the movies were first...

29 April 2022

Atal Pension Yojana Enrolments Cross 40 Million In March 2022; 45% Subscribers Aged 18-25

More than 9.9 million Atal Pension Yojana accounts were enrolled during FY 21-22

National Pension System An Effective Tool For Retirement Savings

National Pension System An Effective Tool For Retirement Savings

The National Pension System (NPS) can be an effective tool for retirement savings. PFRDA chairman Sudip Bandyopadhyay tells Outlook Money how some guarantees...

15 April 2022

Cong Promises Old Pension Scheme, Regularisation Of Outsourced Staff If Voted To Power In Himachal Pradesh

Congress Working Committee member and the incharge of the Himachal Pradesh affairs at the AICC Rajeev Shukla claimed that government employees in the state are...

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25 March 2022
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann Announces Only One Term Pension For Former MLAs

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann Announces Only One Term Pension For Former MLAs

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann said money saved from the move will be spent on the welfare of people.


17 March 2022
Central Record Keeping Agency Launched Under NPS

Central Record Keeping Agency Launched Under NPS

Pension Fund regulatory ties up with CAMS to launch new central record keeping agency under National Pension Scheme


16 March 2022
NPS Tier II Accounts May Soon Get 100% Equity Exposure, Says PFRDA's Supratim Bandyopadhyay

NPS Tier II Accounts May Soon Get 100% Equity Exposure, Says PFRDA's Supratim Bandyopadhyay

The decision to raise the equity investing limit in NPS Tier II account to 100 per cent is subject to board approval but it may happen soon, says Supratim...


10 March 2022
NPS And Atal Pension Yojana See Membership Go Up 22% In A Year; Total Investments Are Up 28%

NPS And Atal Pension Yojana See Membership Go Up 22% In A Year; Total Investments Are Up 28%

Atal Pension Yojana, All Citizen and Corporate subscriber accounts see the most increase. Total investments increase to Rs 7.17 lakh crore, shows latest PFRDA...


10 March 2022
The 5-Step H.A.P.P.Y Way To Plan For A Secure Retired Life  

The 5-Step H.A.P.P.Y Way To Plan For A Secure Retired Life  

For a secure retired life, especially one that is expected to be long, one has to plan in advance. Here are five factors to consider when planning for a...


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10 March 2022
Old Pension Scheme vs New Pension Scheme: Know The Differences

Old Pension Scheme vs New Pension Scheme: Know The Differences

Two states have recently re-instated the old pension scheme. How are old pension scheme and new pension scheme different?


07 March 2022
Centre Allocates Rs.3,274 Cr For Continuation Of Freedom Fighters Pension Scheme Till 2026

Centre Allocates Rs.3,274 Cr For Continuation Of Freedom Fighters Pension Scheme Till 2026

There are 23,566 beneficiaries across the country covered under this scheme.


20 February 2022
EPFO Mulling New Pension Scheme For Formal Workers Getting Over Rs 15,000 Basic Wage

EPFO Mulling New Pension Scheme For Formal Workers Getting Over Rs 15,000 Basic Wage

At present, all those employees in the organised sector whose basic wage (basic pay plus dearness allowance) is up to Rs 15,000 per month at the time of...


01 February 2022
NPS Tax Incentives Same For State, Central Government Employees; No Incentives Announced For Private Sector Employees  

NPS Tax Incentives Same For State, Central Government Employees; No Incentives Announced For Private Sector Employees  

The tax deduction limit for state government employees has been increased from 10 per cent to 14 per cent on the employer's contribution to NPS, to bring it at...


20 January 2022
SP Will Restore Old Pension Scheme For Govt Employees If Voted To Power In UP: Akhilesh

SP Will Restore Old Pension Scheme For Govt Employees If Voted To Power In UP: Akhilesh

The leaders of the employees' union have met several times and made a demand to this effect.


29 December 2021
On 2nd Anniv of Jmm Govt Soren Criticises Modi, Lays Foundations for Rs 16k Cr Projects

On 2nd Anniv of Jmm Govt Soren Criticises Modi, Lays Foundations for Rs 16k Cr Projects

Soren said when people were forced to remain in the confines of their homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic it had become a challenge for a backward state like...


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17 December 2021
UP: Pensions Hiked For Destitute Women & Poor, CM Takes Dig At Akhilesh For Sidelining Mulayam

UP: Pensions Hiked For Destitute Women & Poor, CM Takes Dig At Akhilesh For Sidelining Mulayam

Announcing an increase in old-age pension from Rs 500 to Rs 1,000, he said that many families were earlier not covered under this scheme.


13 December 2021
RS Approves Bill To Bring Clarity On Enhanced Pension Of Retired Judges

RS Approves Bill To Bring Clarity On Enhanced Pension Of Retired Judges

Replying on the bill, Union Minister for Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju assured the House that there is no politics and everyone stands together when it comes to...


10 December 2021
One in four Indians not bothered about retirement planning, says survey

One in four Indians not bothered about retirement planning, says survey

Retirement planning is not among the top priorities for most Indians. Even those who have a retirement plan mostly focus on health expenses.


21 October 2021
Dearness Allowance For Central Govt Employees Hiked By 3 Per Cent

Dearness Allowance For Central Govt Employees Hiked By 3 Per Cent

According to the Cabinet, the hike will benefit 47.14 lakh current employees of the central government, along with 68.62 lakh pensioners.


05 October 2021
Punjab To Pay Revised Pension Worth Rs 1887 Cr To 3 Lakh Pensioners

Punjab To Pay Revised Pension Worth Rs 1887 Cr To 3 Lakh Pensioners

Punjab chief minister has directed that the revised pension with effect from July 1, 2021 be released to the pensioners in one go.


25 August 2021
Govt Declares Increase In Family Pension For PSB Employees; Employer Contribution To NPS Also Sees Hike

Govt Declares Increase In Family Pension For PSB Employees; Employer Contribution To NPS Also Sees Hike

This would result in the family pensions rise to as high as Rs 30,000-Rs 35,000 a month, said Department of Financial Services Secretary Debasish Panda.


08 August 2021
Kerala Govt To  Distribute Rs 1,481.87 Cr Pension To Over 48 Lakh Poor Persons Ahead of Onam

Kerala Govt To Distribute Rs 1,481.87 Cr Pension To Over 48 Lakh Poor Persons Ahead of Onam

With Onam just round the corner it is necessary that poor people have money in their hands, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a Facebook post.


30 May 2021
Govt Announces Scheme To Provide Pension To Covid-Hit Families

Govt Announces Scheme To Provide Pension To Covid-Hit Families

Detailed guidelines of these schemes are being issued by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, the PMO said.


20 December 2020
Pensioners Can Submit Life Certificates Till February End: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Pensioners Can Submit Life Certificates Till February End: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

The department is also expected to introduce face-recognition technology to submit digital life certificates through a simple Android phone without attaching...


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