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Govt considering hike in pension age limit under APY

New Delhi: The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has submitted a proposal to increase the limit of pension and age which the government is looking into. The proposal, under the Atal Pension Yojana (APY), is being examined by the government, said Union Minister of Finance Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman in a written reply […]

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Hike Atal pension scheme age limit to 50 years: PFRDA Chairman

New Delhi: Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) chairman Hemant Contractor said here on Monday they have requested the government to raise the upper age limit for Atal Pension Yojana (APY) to 50 years from 40 years. “The upper age limit for APY, which is for people in the unorganised sector, is 40 years. […]

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Atal Pension Yojana subscription crosses 1.24 crore

New Delhi: The government on Friday said the number of subscribers to Atal Pension Yojana (APY), targeted at the unorganized sector, has crossed 1.24 crore mark with 27 lakh new subscribers joining in the current financial year. “The subscriber base under APY has crossed 1.24 crore mark… More than 27 lacs new subscribers have joined […]

Small Finance, Payments banks to offer Atal Pension Yojana

New Delhi: The Central government on Friday said “Payments Banks and Small Finance Banks” will offer social security scheme Atal Pension Yojana (APY) to their subscribers. “To strengthen the existing channels of APY distribution, it is felt that these new Payments Banks and Small Finance Banks will provide a boost to the outreach of subscribers […]

Aadhaar enabled enrollment for Atal Pension Yojana rolled out

New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said it has rolled out Aadhaar-enabled digital enrollment of Atal Pension Yojana (APY) which will not require submission of physical form by the subscriber, thus enabling them to register for the scheme without visiting a bank or post office. So far, APY was available for subscription through banks, banking […]