Aadhaar-enabled enrollment for Atal Pension Yojana rolled out

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Oct 2017 09:10:28



THE Government onTuesday said it has rolled out Aadhaar enabled digital enrollment of Atal Pension Yojana (APY) which will not require submission of physical form by the subscriber, thus enabling them to register for the scheme without visiting a bank or post office. So far, APY was available for subscription through banks, banking correspondents and through internet banking.

“Now, APY is available on eNPS platform and any eligible Indian citizen can enroll through the [email protected] channel by visiting www.enps.nsdl.com.The customers of the bank can visit eNPS portal and submit aadhaar/ bank name and savings bank account number to join the scheme,” the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) said.

“PFRDA has developed the process to offer APY enrolment through e-National Pension System (NPS) platform. Under this channel, a complete end to end digital environment for subscription is enabled without submission of physical form at the convenience of the customer or post office,” it said.