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  • Government may hike FDI limit in pension sector to 74 percent; Bill likely in monsoon session Apr 11, 2021 01:35 PM IST

    Government may hike FDI limit in pension sector to 74 percent; Bill likely in monsoon session

    Amendment to Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) Act, 2013 seeking to raise FDI limit in the pension sector may come in the monsoon session or winter session depending on various approvals, sources said.

  • Seven money moves to make as a new financial year begins Apr 07, 2021 07:30 AM IST

    Seven money moves to make as a new financial year begins

    As you draw up a plan for your money in the new financial year, here are some steps to ensure that your finances are on an even keel.

  • Your money calendar for 2021-22: Keep your dates with investments, taxes and money box Apr 01, 2021 10:13 AM IST

    Your money calendar for 2021-22: Keep your dates with investments, taxes and money box

    Moneycontrol’s annual money calendar lets you keep your dates with investments, income-tax filing, paying your insurance premiums on time and reminds you to go on a holiday, once in a while

  • April 1: Money Changes That Will Impact Your Year Ahead Apr 01, 2021 09:54 AM IST

    April 1: Money Changes That Will Impact Your Year Ahead

    From the new tax rates on your Employees’ Provident Fund to relief to senior citizens over 75 years of age from filing income-tax returns, here are all the money changes and rules effected April 1.

  • Aadhaar not mandatory for Jeevan Pramaan, Sandes app, attendance system Mar 22, 2021 08:29 AM IST

    Aadhaar not mandatory for Jeevan Pramaan, Sandes app, attendance system

    The government has also made Aadhaar verification voluntary for its instant messaging solution 'Sandes' and attendance management at public offices under the Aadhaar Authentication for Good Governance (Social Welfare, Innovation, Knowledge) Rules, 2020.

  • Income tax planning: These last-minute tips will help you save tax Mar 20, 2021 06:49 PM IST

    Income tax planning: These last-minute tips will help you save tax

    Income Tax Saving: Among several kinds of Mutual Funds you'll find in the market, Equity Linked Saving Scheme (ELSS) is the only kind that offers a deduction under section 80C.

  • PM pension scheme for traders gets lukewarm response Jan 20, 2021 04:00 PM IST

    PM pension scheme for traders gets lukewarm response

    The scheme is a voluntary contribution scheme wherein an eligible trader has to contribute a sum of Rs.55 to 200 monthly and a matching contribution is made by the Central government. Upon reaching the age of 60, the trader is eligible for a monthly pension of Rs 3,000.

  • NPS, Atal Pension Yojana subscribers rise by 21.67%, pension assets jump 36.83% in December Jan 13, 2021 06:17 PM IST

    NPS, Atal Pension Yojana subscribers rise by 21.67%, pension assets jump 36.83% in December

    The number of subscribers under the National Pension System and Atal Pension Yojana increased by 21.67 percent to 397.70 lakh ending December 31, 2020, as against 326.86 lakh in December 2019.

  • Minimum Assured Returns scheme in the works, says PFRDA chairman Jan 05, 2021 04:08 PM IST

    Minimum Assured Returns scheme in the works, says PFRDA chairman

    Separately, under the NPS, the pension regulator is planning a new system for a systematic withdrawal plan or payout. This would allow subscribers to choose between annuity plans or SWPs.

  • Pension scheme for unorganised sector PMSYM gets only 44 lakh subscribers in two years, way below the target Dec 21, 2020 03:51 PM IST

    Pension scheme for unorganised sector PMSYM gets only 44 lakh subscribers in two years, way below the target

    The Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan (PMSYM) was introduced with the target cover of 10 crore unorganised workers in five years. Thus, covering an average of 2 crore workers per year. However, after nearly two years since its implementation, only 44,73,986 workers have been enrolled.

  • Whatsapp to launch insurance, pension products: Report Dec 17, 2020 03:21 AM IST

    Whatsapp to launch insurance, pension products: Report

    The insurance and pension products are likely to be out by 2020-end

  • LIC, HDFC pension corporate bond schemes deliver double-digit growth in NPS Tier-II accounts Dec 07, 2020 01:26 PM IST

    LIC, HDFC pension corporate bond schemes deliver double-digit growth in NPS Tier-II accounts

    However, NPS Tier-II corporate debt funds fail to beat the benchmark over three years

  • EPFO extends deadline for submission of Jeevan Pramaan Patra to February 28, 2021 Nov 28, 2020 06:11 PM IST

    EPFO extends deadline for submission of Jeevan Pramaan Patra to February 28, 2021

    To locate their nearest Common Service Centres (CSCs), pensioners can go on https://locator.csccloud.in/. Online request to Post Offices for submission of JPPs from the comfort of their home or elsewhere can be placed on http://ccc.cept.gov.in/covid/request.aspx

  • NPS corporate bond schemes of HDFC and SBI outperform mutual funds over five years Nov 16, 2020 09:20 AM IST

    NPS corporate bond schemes of HDFC and SBI outperform mutual funds over five years

    Most NPS corporate debt funds, however, failed to beat the benchmark over three years

  • Govt scraps requirement of minimum 7 year continuous service for enhanced family pension Oct 05, 2020 09:42 PM IST

    Govt scraps requirement of minimum 7 year continuous service for enhanced family pension

    Further, the family of armed forces personnel who died within 10 years before October 1, 2019, without completing continuous service of seven years, would be getting the EOFP, it noted.

  • Pensioners to get ePPO in their DigiLocker directly: Jitendra Singh Aug 30, 2020 08:40 PM IST

    Pensioners to get ePPO in their DigiLocker directly: Jitendra Singh

    Singh said this measure is a digital leap in a bid to ensure that during the COVID-19 pandemic, new pensioners are not forced to accept physical copy of their pension payment order.

  • Central govt employees retiring during COVID-19 pandemic to get provisional pension, says Union Minister Jitendra Singh Jul 27, 2020 08:58 PM IST

    Central govt employees retiring during COVID-19 pandemic to get provisional pension, says Union Minister Jitendra Singh

    The rules are relaxed to enable seamless payment of 'Provisional Pension' and 'Provisional Gratuity' till regular Pension Payment Order is issued.

  • Pension fund regulator says will ensure fee structure benefits both customers, fund managers May 12, 2020 06:43 PM IST

    Pension fund regulator says will ensure fee structure benefits both customers, fund managers

    Currently, pension fund managers in India only earn 1 paise for every Rs 100 of funds managed under NPS.

  • No proposal for reduction of pension: Centre Apr 19, 2020 02:45 PM IST

    No proposal for reduction of pension: Centre

    There is no proposal for reduction of pension and no action is being contemplated by the government in this respect, the Centre said on Sunday.

  • Coronavirus lockdown | Post offices in Bengal to deliver pension at home for elderly people Mar 31, 2020 06:18 PM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown | Post offices in Bengal to deliver pension at home for elderly people

    "We have decided to deliver pension right at the doorsteps of citizens who are 80-years and above or those who are infirm", chief postmaster general (CPMG) of West Bengal circle Goutam Bhattacharya said.

  • 6.3 lakh pensioners to benefit as Labour Ministry restores pension commutation Feb 26, 2020 08:32 AM IST

    6.3 lakh pensioners to benefit as Labour Ministry restores pension commutation

    As per a ministry notification, the EPS was amended to restore pension of individuals who opted for pension commutation on or before September 25, 2008

  • General Rawat favours cutting pension cost, introducing vertical defence housing: Report Feb 10, 2020 09:49 AM IST

    General Rawat favours cutting pension cost, introducing vertical defence housing: Report

    If implemented, than plan could lead to a longer work period in service for around 4 lakh non-combatants and save around Rs 4,000 crore in pension costs

  • Budget strengthens the pension regime through more impetus to PFRDA: Mercer India Feb 04, 2020 10:09 AM IST

    Budget strengthens the pension regime through more impetus to PFRDA: Mercer India

    It is an important step in enabling a clear direction for providing stimulus to the pension landscape in India

  • Budget 2020: Government to segregate Pension of its employees from those of others Feb 01, 2020 01:23 PM IST

    Budget 2020: Government to segregate Pension of its employees from those of others

    Government pension funds to be separated from other employee funds

  • How annuity payouts work Jan 09, 2020 08:35 AM IST

    How annuity payouts work

    Annuity income is taxable and returns tend to be lacklustre

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