PFRDA Current Affairs, GK & News

PFRDA: Online option to exit from NPS

The Pension Fund Regulator recently announced that the subscribers can use online mode to exit from National Pension System. What is the current process to quit from National Pension System? Under the current process, the National Pension Subscribers have to physically approach their Points of Presence to complete the withdrawal request. They have to submit ..

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22nd Financial Stability and Development Council meeting chaired by Finance Minister

On May 28, 2020, the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman chaired Financial Stability and Development Council meet. Highlights The meeting reviewed current domestic and global economic situation, financial vulnerabilities issues, liquidity of Micro financial institutions, Non-Banking Financial corporations, regulatory responses, etc. The council noted that COVID-19 posed a great threat to the global financial system ..

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Enrolments in ESIC Social Security Scheme increases to 821,000

On May 23, 2020, the payroll data of the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) was released. The data says that around 821,000 new members have joined ESIC social security scheme. Highlights The data was released by National Statistical Office (NSO). According to the data the subscribers to the scheme in 2018-19 were 14.9 million and ..

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PFRDA suggests comprehensive Scheme to the Finance Ministry

On May 17, 2020, the Pension Fund and Regulatory Authority (PFRDA) of India suggested comprehensive scheme to the Ministry of Finance. Under the scheme, the social security measures for the people with low income are to be explored. Highlights The PFRDA has suggested comprehensive pension scheme to take along Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, ..

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Atal Pension Yojana completes 5 years

The “Atal Pension Yojana” launched on May 9, 2015, has completed 5 years of its implementation. The total enrollment under the scheme as on May 9, 2020 was 2,23,54,028. Highlights During the first two years of the launch of the initiative, there were 50 lakh subscribers. In the third year, the numbers doubled with 100 ..

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