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RV Verma, member, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority

RV Verma, member, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) on the rationale behind recent changes in National Pension System.

Experts say one must invest for long term as interest rates are likely to fall in the near future and 9.3% will be a very good return for a fixed-income instrument.
If one has to quit the jobs due to family reasons, make sure that whatever you have accumulated is invested well.
According the official, the EPFO has developed a mechanism by which PF accounts can be transfered online from an un-exempted firm to exempted organisation (PPFT).
Earlier, estimates of EPFO had suggested that the immediate beneficiaries who were getting less than Rs 1,000 would be 28 lakh.
The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) and the Labour Ministry are in touch with the Prime Minister's Office for the purpose, a senior official said.
Online facility has made it much easier to apply for transfer of retirement funds. Give it a try.
Stocks are not out of bounds for those who are near retirement. Let's see how they can use equities to shore up returns.
Reverse mortgage helps senior citizens meet their financial needs without parting with their savings, which is the house.
The order also stated that every employer will provide core banking account number with IFSC code of bank branch in respect of every new member on joining the Fund.
Till now, employees had to run from pillar to post in many cases to get their service record verified.
EPFO had provided 8.75 per cent rate of interest on PF deposits for 2013-14 and 8.5 per cent on deposits for 2012-13.