Modi government thought about Rs 10,000/month pension for all Indians – with Atal Pension Yojana patch up


Atal Pension Yojana: PM Narendra Modi government is reflecting huge changes in Atal Pension Yojana (APY), as per new proposals sent by PFRDA (Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority). The proposals include:

  1. An expanding the present benefits farthest point of Rs 5000/month under APY to Rs 10,000 every month.
  2. The PFRDA has likewise requested that the government think about programmed enlistment of residents in APY.
  3. Raising the most extreme age bar under the scheme up to 50 years.

Modi government thought about Rs 10,000/month pension for all Indians – with Atal Pension Yojana patch up

At present, the most extreme age bar under APY is 40 years. Anybody between 18-40 years old can subscribe in to APY. Additionally, the present most extreme pension limit every month under APY is Rs 5000. This is given under five sections – beginning from Rs 1000. Likewise, the enlistment under APY not programmed.

At a PFRDA meeting on Tuesday, Madnesh Kumar Mishra, Joint Secretary, Department of Financial Services (DFS), recognized the need to build the greatest pension amount under APY. “We have seen the proposal  which sent by PFRDA of expanding the pension incentive to Rs 10,000 every month and it is under our dynamic examination,” PTI cited Mishra as saying on the sidelines of the occasion.

As per PFRDY Chairman Hemant G Contractor, the proposals sent to the Finance Ministry with a mean to expand APY endorser base. “As of now, we have five pieces of pension from Rs 1,000-5000 every month. There have been a ton of input from the market requesting higher pension amounts because that numerous individuals feel that Rs 5,000 at 60 years, 20 a long time from now, won’t be adequate. We have set this proposal with the legislature that it ought to be expanded to up to Rs 10,000,” Contractor was cited as saying.

Till now there are 1.02 crore endorsers of APY.


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