NATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM TRUST (NPS TRUST) PROCESSING OF PARTIAL WITHDRAWAL REQUEST
Public Notice - Processing of Partial Withdrawal requests in system latest by 31.12.2018
National Pension System Trust (NPS Trust)
Are you an NPS subscriber who has applied for partial withdrawal from PRAN but has yet to receive the funds?
If yes, please read and act upon the following message immediately:
An NPS subscriber is permitted to make partial withdrawal for specified purpose after three years of joining. If the subscriber has applied for partial withdrawal, the completed hard copy form and documents are also required to be submitted to the concerned nodal office for verification and authorization. In absence of submission of the hard copy form and documents to the nodal office, the online partial withdrawal request will remain pending in the system and the subscriber will not receive the funds.
As per advisories issued by the Pension Fund Regulatory & Development Authority (PFRDA) on 06 December 2018, in case of all partial withdrawal requests captured in the system till 30 November 2018, the required forms, information and documents need to be submitted to the respective nodal offices immediately so that verification and authorization can be completed latest by 31 December 2018. The nodal offices will be: Pay & Accounts Office (PAO) / District Treasury Office (DTO) / Drawing & Disbursing Office (DDO) for the government sector subscribers and Points of Presence (PoPs) for subscribers in other sectors. If a request for partial withdrawal is not authorized in the system by 31 December 2018, it will be treated that the subscriber is no longer interested to seek partial withdrawal and the application / request will be considered as withdrawn.
You are therefore requested to liaise with your nodal office to ensure your online partial withdrawal request, supported by hard copy application and other documents, is duly processed by them well before 31 December 2018.
In case you face any issues with your nodal office in the above matter, you can approach NPS Trust (along with your Permanent Retirement Account Number - PRAN and your own & your nodal office's contact details) via email: firstname.lastname@example.org Source: NPS Trust
INDIA POST LAUNCHES INTERNET BANKING FACILITY FOR ITS SAVINGS ACCOUNT CUSTOMERS
In a bid to further digitise its operations, India Post, on Friday launched the Internet banking facility for its post office savings bank (POSB) customers. The facility was launched by Union Minister (Independent Charge) for communications, Manoj Sinha, in an event held at the National Media Centre in New Delhi.
At the event, the revamped India Post website and e-commerce portal for rural entrepreneurs were launched as well.
How to use India Post's Net banking facility
A POSB customer can access the Internet banking facility at the https://ebanking.indiapost.gov.in/.
According to the FAQs mentioned on the website, to avail this facility, there are certain requirements:
a) Valid and active single or joint account
b) KYC documents if not already submitted
c) Active ATM/debit card
d) Mobile number and email ID should be registered with them
e) PAN number should also be registered
A customer is required to visit the home branch of the post office and submit the application form. The internet banking facility will get activated from the next working day as per the website. You will receive an SMS alert on your mobile upon successful activation of the Internet banking facility.
Once the Internet banking is activated you will be required to configure it by using the hyperlink 'New User Activation' on the website. Remember you will require your customer ID or CIF ID and account ID to configure it.
Using the facility, you can transfer funds from one POSB account to another which can be either self-payee or third-party payee. You can also make deposits from savings bank account to your own RD account, PPF accounts and so on.
You can also open and close an RD account and term deposits (TD) accounts. You can also withdraw money from your PPF account, if eligible.
If you have you queries, you either call on 1800-425-2440 or write to email@example.com
PROCEDURAL IMPEDIMENTS OF CGHS BENEFICIARIES – LOK SABHA
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 780
ANSWERED ON: 14.12.2018
Procedural Impediments of CGHS Beneficiaries
JANARDAN SINGH SIGRIWAL
Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:-
(a) whether the Government has made it mandatory for the CGHS beneficiaries who have been referred to CGHS empanelled hospitals, to report back to the concerned wellness centre to endorse investigations advised by the specialists at empanelled hospitals and if so, the details thereof;
(b) whether the Government has taken note of inconvenience and harassment being faced by CGHS beneficiaries who have to visit dispensaries time and again for endorsement of such investigations and if so, the reaction of the Government thereto;
(c) whether the Government has received representations in this regard and if so, the details thereof; and
(d) the corrective measures taken/ proposed to be taken by the Government to simplify/change the procedure in this regard in the interest of sick people, pensioners and serving employees?
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND
(SHRI ASHWINI KUMAR CHOUBEY)
(a) & (b): Yes; The Government vide its Office Memorandum No. Z.15025/117/2017/DIR/CGHS/EHS, dated the 15th January, 2018 permitted all CGHS beneficiaries to seek OPD consultation from Specialists at Private Hospitals empanelled under CGHS after being referred by any Medical Officer/CMO of CGHS Wellness Centre. After consultation at empanelled hospitals beneficiary shall report back to concerned Wellness Centre, where Medical Officer/CMO would endorse listed investigation and issue medicines.
The Government has reviewed the matter and issued revised guidelines.
(c): Yes; some representations were received for permitting investigations on the advice of Specialist of Private Hospitals empanelled under CGHS.
(d): The guidelines for referral issued vide Office Memorandum No. Z.15025/117/2017/DIR/CGHS/EHS, dated the 15th January, 2018 have been modified vide Office Memorandum No. Z.15025/117/2017/DIR/CGHS/EHS, dated the 10th December, 2018 and the following modifications have been made in the interest of sick people, pensioners and serving employees:-
The referral shall be valid for consultations upto 3 times in the same hospital within 30 days.
CGHS beneficiaries have been permitted to consult upto 3 Specialists, if required during a single visit.
Investigations advised by Specialist of Private Empanelled Hospitals may be undertaken if they are required in emergency as certified by Specialist without endorsement by CGHS.