NPS generated good returns for subscribers, says PFRDA Chairman

PFRDA Chairman Supratim Bandyopadhyay on Monday mentioned pension product NPS has generated good returns for the subscribers during the last 12 years, and one should begin early to reap the advantages of the product, which may be very versatile in nature.

“Over a interval of 12 years, the returns beneath fairness schemes are greater than 12 per cent, and in authorities securities, it was near 9.9 per cent, and in company bonds, regardless of some credit score occasions that we’ve got seen, we’ve got seen a CAGR of greater than 9.59 per cent. Happily, our pension fund property have been, to an awesome extent, shielded from post-credit occasions.

“Presently, we’re sitting on a complete corpus of about Rs 6.85 trillion. The returns have been fairly good,” Bandyopadhyay mentioned whereas talking at CII Insurance coverage & Pensions Summit on ‘Indian Insurance coverage Sector Using the Wave of Change’.

NPS provides lots of flexibility, however the one factor is that an individual has to start out early, mentioned the chairman of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Improvement Authority (PFRDA).

“There’s flexibility within the sense that only for protecting an account operating, it’s important to pay solely Rs 1,000. There is no such thing as a fastened contribution, and you’ll contribute as much as no matter stage, clearly beneath the PMLA ( Prevention of Cash Laundering Act guidelines) and supported by all of your recognized sources of earnings,” he famous.

Much more must be executed to make India a pensioned society, and perhaps the insurance coverage sector regulator Irdai, PFRDA and business physique CII can come collectively to create a discussion board to lift consciousness about pensions within the nation, he added.

PFRDA supplies two flagship pension schemes– NPS and APY.

Whereas Nationwide Pension System (NPS) primarily caters to the organised sector staff, together with the federal government, the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) is principally meant for these working within the unorganised sector within the economic system.

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