PFRDA subscriber base jumps over 23{bce2ac57dae147ae13b811f47f24d80c66c6ab504b39dda4a9b6e8ac93725942} to 42.7 million by April 2021

The Pension Fund Regulatory and Growth Authority (PFRDA) has registered over 23 per cent bounce within the subscriber base underneath its two flagship pension schemes at 4.27 crore by the tip of April this 12 months, knowledge confirmed on Wednesday.

The general subscriber base underneath the 2 schemes –NPS and APY– stood at 3.46 crore by April 2020.

The variety of subscribers in varied schemes rose to 426.75 lakh by end-April 2021 from 346.01 lakh in April 2020 displaying a year-on-year enhance of 23.33 per cent, the Pension Fund Regulatory and Growth Authority (PFRDA) mentioned in a launch.

The variety of subscribers underneath the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) elevated by 33.23 per cent to 2.82 crore as of April 2021.

The belongings underneath administration (AUM) of those two schemes jumped by greater than 36 per cent to Rs 5.90 lakh crore by the tip of first month of the present fiscal 12 months 2021-22. Of this, the AUM of APY scheme moved up by 47.4 per cent to Rs 16,136 crore.

The Nationwide Pension System (NPS) primarily caters to the workers within the organised sector, together with all authorities employees within the centre and states, whereas the APY is principally focused to fulfil the pension wants of these employed within the unorganised sector within the nation.

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