Elder Welfare Programes|Old Age Pension Schemeadminecifoundation
The Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS) is a non-contributory old age pension scheme that covers Indians who are 60 years and above and lives below the poverty line, All individuals above the age of 60 who live below the poverty line are eligible to apply for IGNOAPS.
National Pension System (NPS) is a Pension Scheme, backed by the Indian Government to provide Pension benefits to all the Senior Citizens, irrespective of whether they are Government Employees, Private Employees, Self Employed or Professionals.
Almost all the Public and Private Banks are enrolled to act as agency of NPS. Simply pop into your favourite bank and ask them to provide you the requisite Forms. Fill them up and attach your Identity Proof, Address Proof and Birth Proof. These Banks are Points of Presence (POPs). POPs are the first points of interaction of the NPS subscriber with the NPS architecture. The authorized branches of a POP, called Point of Presence Service Providers (POP-SPs), will act as collection points and extend a number of customer services to NPS subscribers.
You will be allotted a unique Permanent Retirement Account Number (PRAN) once your NPS account is active. You will receive your PRAN card having a 12 digit unique number. This unique account number will remain the same for the rest of your life. You will be able to use this account and this unique PRAN from any location in India.
You can have only one NPS Account.