There was a time when only the government sector employees had a reliable pension source to support the lifestyle after one retires. The self-employed professionals and private-sector employees had to plan for retirement on their own. With NPS scheme, the Indian government intends to make the country a pensioned society and provides financial safety to everyone during the golden years of life.
The National Pension System was earlier referred to as the New Pension Scheme and was introduced initially for the benefit of the government employees entitled for a government pension. Eventually, certain required amendments were done to the policies and making it accessible to all the Indian citizens. The National Pension System is one mandatory pension scheme for the government employees and others is an optional pension plan.
It is of utmost importance to be aware of the complete registration process of this pension scheme by government and details for the common public within all the citizens NPS plan. In this article, let us have a detailed understanding of registering for the NPS online, filling the NPS registration form, the ways to login into the NPS scheme account and so forth.
Anyone who is a new NPS subscriber can easily register both online and offline as well. The website of NSDL permits individuals to access the process of online NPS registration.
Let us understand the following methods in brief:
To open the new NPS account, the following information needs to be provided in the NPS registration form:
Apart from the filled NPS registration form for the initial contribution to the nearby PoP or NSDL office a recent photograph, demand draft or cheque would be required. When the form is submitted offline with NSDL, a Permanent Retirement Account Number will be received. This PRAN will be the identity of the NPS account and would be required for each transaction completion related to the NPS scheme account.
After the NPS account has been generated and a PRAN allocated, one can easily log-in to the e-NPS account via different channels that us via the NSDL NPS portal, via the KARVY portal or the internet banking account. Make sure to keep the NPS details handy.
Below is the stepwise guide that would enable to logging into the PRAN account.
Some banks provide the facility of accessing the e-NPS account via net banking. One needs to log-in to the internet banking account, browse to the page of NPS and check the NPS details of the account.
One can make the contributions, select the schemes or perform the actions in regards to the NPS account via the internet banking screen.
Anyone who is looking forward to the reliable source of income and enjoy the golden phase of life, the pension scheme by the government is an ideal solution. National Pension System offers tax benefits and enables to create a retirement corpus. With an alternative to open the new NPS account and performing all the activities in regards to it online, this has become accessible even more than ever to enrol in this pension scheme.