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Indian pension system ranks amongst worst

With little social security coverage, the workforce in India has to manage pension savings on its own for the most part

20 Oct 2021 9:00 AM

Bonanza for farmers: New govt extends PM-KISAN, announces pension scheme

The pension scheme will ensure social security to poor and small farmers.

01 Jun 2019 11:15 AM

PMSYM scheme: Govt eyes over 1 crore enrolments by April-end

The government in Union Budget 2019-20 set a target of enroling 10 crore workers under the pension scheme in next 5 years.

24 Mar 2019 12:00 PM

Budget 2019: Goyal proposes Pension schemes for unorganised sector

At least 10 crore labourers and workers in the unorganised sector will avail the benefit, says Goyal.

01 Feb 2019 4:07 PM

22 UP women receive widows' pension while husbands are alive

The district administration has taken cognisance of the matter and ordered a probe into the alleged negligence.

17 Nov 2018 2:44 PM


RBI staff’s 2-day mass leave deferred

The forum had threatened that if the issue lingers then they would resort to flash strike for two days.

04 Sep 2018 9:25 AM

Government doubles investment limit for pension policy

The scheme is meant for citizens aged 60 years and above. It was opened for subscription from May 4, 2017 to May 3, 2018.

03 May 2018 1:43 AM

Cabinet nod to double investment under PMVVY to Rs 15 lakh

As of March, 2018, a total number of 2.23 lakh senior citizens are being benefited under the pension scheme.

02 May 2018 3:56 PM

PFRDA makes bank account, number mandatory for NPS subscribers

PFRDA takes various initiatives from time to time in order to simplify and improve the operational issues in National Pension System (NPS).

20 Apr 2018 3:16 PM

No disagreement with Finmin on 8.55 pc interest on EPF, says Gangwar

CBT had decided to provide 8.55 per cent rate of interest on EFF for last fiscal on February 21, 2018.

15 Apr 2018 1:56 PM


CCEA nod to bear expenses for employee's pension contribution for 3 yrs

Under this, the govt pays the 8.33 per cent contribution of employers to the Employees' Pension Scheme.

29 Mar 2018 11:31 AM

Small finance, payment banks to expand pension scheme outreach

As on January 23, 2018, there are more than 84 lakh subscribers registered under the APY scheme.

27 Jan 2018 10:57 AM

Pensioners' body bats for Rs 7,500 minimum monthly pension

Of nearly 60 lakh pensioners under EPS-95, close to 40 lakh receive a sum of below Rs 1,500 per month.

04 Dec 2017 4:38 PM