Thursday, 13 August 2020

PROCESSING OF DEATH CLAIMS REQUESTS UNDER ATAL PENSION YOJANA (APY) – EXTENSION OF TIME IN VIEW OF COVID 19 PANDEMIC: PFRDA CIRCULAR

PENSION FUND REGULATORY AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

CIRCULAR

CIR No.: PFRDA/2020/33/SUP-POP/5
August 11, 2020

To

        A. Point of Presence (PoPs) under Atal Pension Yojana (APY)
        B. NSDL-CRA
Subject: Processing of death claims requests under Atal Pension Yojana (APY)- Extension of Time in view of Covid 19 pandemic – reg.
This has reference to Circular no. PFRDA/2020/24/ SUP-POP/3 dated June 16, 2020 ( Annexure , wherein, owing to the difficulties faced by Point of Presence under Atal Pension Yojana (hereinafter referred as PoP-APY’) in processing of death claim requests during the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Authority had eased the processing of death claim requests.

2. Considering the continuing disruption of normal activities and travel restrictions across various parts of the country owing to Covid-19 pandemic, following extensions have been granted: –

a. The timeline for processing of death claims requests under APY, based on scanned documents, has been extended till 30th September, 2020, and

b. Consequently, the deadline for submission of physical documents to CRA has been extended till 30th October, 2020.

3. All other terms and conditions of Circular no. PFRDA/2020/24/SUPPOP/3 dated 16th June, 2020 shall remain the same.

4. This circular is issued under Section 14 of PFRDA Act, 2013 and is available in Circulars section of Regulatory Framework at PFRDA’s website.


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