Feature and Benefits of NPS

Feature of NPS

  • NPS is a retirement savings scheme
  • It is a voluntary
  • NPS is a market-linked annuity product wherein an annuity is a financial product that offers you periodic income or pension
  • NPS Scheme is regulated by Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA).
  • Subscribers make defined contributions under NPS
  • Helps inculcating the saving habit for retirement
  • It is a long-term investment scheme
  • It is offered by the government of India
  • Unlike other government schemes, the returns are not guaranteed under NPS

Benefits of NPS

  • Low cost product
  • Regular monthly income after retirement
  • Offers attractive market linked returns
  • Easily portable
  • Professionally managed by experienced Pension Funds
  • Regulated by PFRDA, a regulator set up through an act of Parliament
  • Tax breaks for Individuals, Employees and Employers
  • NPS account number (PRAN) remains the same, irrespective of change of employment or location
  • Twofold Benefit of stability of retirement income and saving on tax makes it an attractive investment opportunity