2. In recognition of their faith in the NPS, all NPS accounts opened in the year 2009-10 will also be entitled to the benefit of Swavalamban, subject to fulfillment of the eligibility criteria. A person will have the option to join the NPS as an individual as per the existing scheme or through the CRA Lite approved by PFRDA. The exit from the Swavalamban Scheme would be on the same terms and conditions on which exit from Tier-I account of NPS is permitted and will be subject to the condition that the minimum pension out of the accumulated pension wealth would be Rs. 1000 per month, in accordance with the provisions of Operational Guidelines.
3. The Scheme will be funded by grants from the Government of India.
New Pension Scheme, New Pension System, Swavalamban Yojana Scheme