NPS Articles

National Pension System
December 23, 2019
Annuity payable to OCIs, NRIs in NPS will be taxed at source as per applicable DTAA

On October 29 this year, PFRDA had allowed OCIs to enrol in National Pension System at par with Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)

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Pension funds
November 22, 2019
NPS can invest in overnight funds, and all such short duration funds mandated by SEBI: PFRDA

Overnight funds are mutual fund schemes with money market securities having a maturity of 1 day. In liquid mutual funds, maturity is of up to 91 days

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NPS
October 30, 2019
Overseas Citizens of India can now invest in NPS

With the latest development, any Indian citizen, resident or non-resident and OCIs are eligible to join NPS till the age of 65 years

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NPS
September 18, 2019
Premature exit from NPS and certain retirement insurance plans may not be easy; Be mindful of this before you commit

We agree these products are good from a cost and return perspective. But, the mandatory annuity purchase is what makes them less flexible

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Pension Fund
August 9, 2019
Reliance Capital Pension Fund gives up NPS fund management business; portfolio to be transferred to LIC Pension Fund

As per PFRDA guidelines on FDI, the sponsor company of a pension fund can’t breach 49% limit; with Nippon increasing the stake to 75%, the sponsor limit of 49% is being breached

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NPS
July 29, 2019
NPS Trust to start recovering administrative charges daily from August 2019

In late-January, NPS Trust had stopped levying the administrative charges/fee. Now the same has been reinstated, and it will also be levied on a daily basis

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National Pension System
July 15, 2019
NPS Trust to appoint consultant for review of pension fund performance, close monitoring

Consultant will review fund performance at prescribed intervals, and undertake portfolio analysis of all schemes of NPS on monthly basis

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Pension or NPS
May 13, 2019
Govt NPS subscribers can change pension funds, investment pattern for incremental flows only

The regulator’s latest circular talks about a scheme for accumulated corpus transfer in five years

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fintech
April 24, 2019
PFRDA group recommends use of fintech for NPS on-boarding, transactions and investments

As for proposed fintech applications, The group has talked about onboarding process, paperless pension account generation, compliance, KYC/due diligence and prevention of money laundering

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Pension funds
March 27, 2019
Pension funds allowed to invest more in G-Secs; Asked to do due diligence

PFRDA has hiked investment limit in debt securities by pension funds, while also asked funds to do further due diligence and not just depend on credit ratings agencies

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