New Pension System
The below information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance Shri.Namo Narain Meena in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 4th May 2012.
The New Pension System (NPS) was extended to all citizens of India w.e.f. 01st May, 2009.
A total of 21 Points of Presence (PoPs) were registered in the year 2009 with 844 branches of the PoPs acting as Points of Presence - Specified Points (PoP-SPs). As on date, the number of PoPs registered are 53 with 19463 branches of the PoPs acting as PoP-SPs.
As per the information furnished by PFRDA the six states i.e. Haryana, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh have announced co-contributory schemes for specific occupational groups for the workers of unorganized sector. The quantum of contribution will be decided by States itself.