National Pension Scheme Upper Age Limit Raised to 65

Posted on:12 Sep 2017 10:29:36
National Pension Scheme Upper Age Limit Raised to 65
12 September 2017 Current Affairs: The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) announced that the upper age limit for joining the National Pension Scheme (NPS) had been raised to 65 years, from the current 60.

It is currently open for people between 18 and 60, and the Board has approved raising the age limit for joining to 65.

This aims to open up pensions to sectors without pensions.

Currently, only 15-16% of employees in India are covered by pensions because around 85% of the workforce is in the unorganized sector.

Monthly Current Affairs

Current Affairs Section

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily current affairs

Current Affairs 2018 June

19 JUNE
NEWS
18 JUNE
NEWS
17 JUNE
NEWS
16 JUNE
NEWS

Current Affairs 2018 May

31 MAY
NEWS
30 MAY
NEWS
29 MAY
NEWS
28 MAY
NEWS

Current Affairs 2018 April

30 APRIL
NEWS
29 APRIL
NEWS
28 APRIL
NEWS
27 APRIL
NEWS