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GOVERNMENT SECTOR- state Government

The Central Government had introduced the National Pension System (NPS) with effect from January 01, 2004 (except for armed forces). Subsequently, various State Governments & State Autonomous Bodies adopted this architecture and implemented NPS with effect from different dates. Various State Governments have adopted NPS architecture and implemented NPS with effect from different dates. All the State Governments except West Bengal have enrolled their employees (new joinees) into the NPS system.

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Under the State Government, three level hierarchy is followed:
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Directorate of Treasuries & Accounts (DTA): It play a supervisory role and its main function is to monitor the performances of the Nodal Offices under its jurisdiction.

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District Treasury Office (DTO): They provide the subscriber’s details to CRA and remits the funds to Trustee Bank which in turn transfers the funds to Pension Fund Mangers (PFMs) for investment. Units are allotted to the subscriber’s PRAN based on their contribution amount.

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Drawing and Disbursement Officer (DDO): They act as an interface between the DTO and the subscriber. DDO deducts the contribution from employee’s salaries and provides information to DTO about subscriber pension contribution.

Notification Circular

Some State Governments and Union territories have adopted NPS architecture with different dates and implemented NPS mandatorily through Gazette Notifications for their employees joining on or after date of adoption of NPS opted by respective State government.

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Registration of DTA

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Registration of DTO ( after Registration of DTA )

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Registration of DDO (after Registration of DTO )

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Entities involved and their roles under NPS Contribution

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What is Subscriber Contribution file?

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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

Fund Transfer

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DTA’s / DTO’s bank transfers the total funds electronically to Trustee Bank within 12 working days. Information to be provided while transferring the funds i.e. PAOFIN . For example, PAOFIN10000011700000000001