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GOVERNMENT SECTOR- state Autonomous Government

State Autonomous Body (SAB) can adopt NPS only if the concerned State Government/UT have adopted the NPS architecture and initiated implementation of the same. The investment pattern and scheme preference options chosen by the State Government will be applicable to respective SABs of the State.

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As per procedure approved by PFRDA, a State Autonomous Body (SAB) can adopt NPS only if the concerned State Government/UT have adopted the NPS architecture and initiated implementation of the same. The investment pattern and scheme preference options chosen by the State Government will be applicable to the registered SABs of the respective State.

Various State Governments have adopted NPS architecture and implemented NPS for the employees of State Government as well as for the employees of Autonomous bodies, State PSUs, Corporations, Boards, Nigams etc. with effect from different dates.

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    Registration

  • Submission of letter of Consent (LoC): SAB’s are required to submit the “LoC” to the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), B-14/A,Chatrapati Shivaji Bhawan, Qutab Institutional Area, Katwaria Sarai, New Delhi-110016 with a copy to below mentioned entities
  • Central Recordkeeping Agency, KFintech, Tower – B, Plot No 31 & 32 , Selenuim Building, Financial District, Nanakramguda, Gachibowli, Hyderabad – 500 032,Telangana, India.
  • National Pension System Trust, 3rd Floor, Chatrapati Shivaji Bhawan, B-14/A, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi – 110016.
  • Head of the concerned Department, if any.
  • Nodal Officer designated by respective State Government, if any.
  • Submission of Master Creation Form (MCF): SAB has to submit MCF to CRA during the registration process

    Registration of Nodal offices

  • Directorate of Treasuries & Accounts (DTA) functions as oversight mechanism has to submit Form N1 for DTA registration under respective SAB.
  • District Treasuries Officers (DTO) performs the day to day activities on behalf of the subscribers have to submit Form N2 for DTO registration under respective SAB.
  • Drawing and Disbursing Offices (DDO) is responsible for collection and forwarding of Subscriber details like registration, maintenance; contribution etc. has to submit Form N3 for DDO registration under respective SAB.

Please Note: SABs with single office has to provide all forms and will be registered as DTA cum DTO cum DDO office.

Entities involved and their roles under NPS Contribution

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What is Subscriber Contribution file?

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Subscriber Contribution File (SCF) is a file containing the details of the contributions of Subscriber (Own and Co-Contribution if any) towards the pension fund. It is a standard format specified with contribution details of Subscribers which has to be uploaded in CRA system by Nodal Office. The SCF contains the below mentioned details as shown under: SCF Format

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Contribution Model

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SCF Format

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* Subscriber’s mandatory contribution amount- Amount may be provided in 2 decimals i.e: 500.50. Government and subscriber contribution has to be equally contributed

** Contribution Type- In case of arrears, month and year may be left blank.   C For Regular A for Arrears V for Voluntary

***  Remark- Remark is mandatory if contribution type is arrears