Saturday, November 24, 2012

New Pension System : Status of subscribers of NPS as on 10th November, 2012

Implementation of NPS

The New Pension System (NPS) has been implemented for various sectors like Central Government, State Government, Private Sector and NPS-Life.  The status of NPS in these sectors as on 10th November, 2012 is as under:-

The number of subscribers is increasing every year in all the sectors.

SectorNo. of Subscribers (Figures in lakhs)Assets under Management (Rs. In crores)
Central Government10.6214,846
State Government14.677,445
Private Sector1.64835

There is no proposal to increase the monthly contribution of subscribers by the Government.  The Government provides matching contribution for the Central Government employees who are covered under the NPS scheme.  In case of NPS Swavalamban accounts, Rs. 1000/- per annum is being contributed by the Government.

NPS Trust consisting of professionals with expertise in the field of Investment and Asset Management has been constituted.  The NPS Trust regularly monitors the performance of the Pension Funder Managers (PFMs) appointed by Pension Fund Regulatory & Development Authority (PFRDA).  PFMs manage the investments of subscribers of NPS in conformity with the Investment Management guidelines prescribed by the NPS Trust.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Finance, Shri   Namo Narain   Meena in written reply to a question in Lok  Sabha today.


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