Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Building A Pensioned Society Enabled Through “Digi Locker”

Digi Locker is a key initiative under Digital India,the “Government of Indiaflagship program” with a vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and a pensioned Society. Digi Locker embraces Digital India’s vision areas of providing the Citizens a shareable private digital space with a consent framework and making all documents/certificates digitally available and accessible at ease. The number of Registered Users of Digi Locker are nearly 13 cr and 5.60 billion issued documents under various Categories viz Central/ State Governments, Banking& Insurance, Education, Healthetc. 

2.                       Central Record Keeping Agencies (CRAs) of PFRDA have become Digi Locker Partner Organizations to provideSubscriber Centric online Services indicatedvide Circular PFRDA/2022/16/SUP CRA/4 dated 27th July 2022. 

3.        As a tribute to 75 Years of India’s Independence Day Celebration and to commemorate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, PFRDA is pleased to providefollowing additional featuresthrough Digi Locker: 

Account opening using Driving License (DL) throughDigi Locker ( Annexure I) 

Updation of existing addressusing DL throughDigi Locker ( Annexure II) 

4.            The facility can be availed by prospective subscribers opening their accounts with Protean CRA and existing subscribers of Protean CRA for updatingtheir address. 

Annexure I 

Steps for opening the NPS accountusing Driving License issued in DigiLocker 

Open the NPS registration page on ProteanCRA website. (https://enps.nsdl.com) 

Select the option of New Registration with Documents with DigiLocker and select DrivingLicense (DL). 

Applicant will be redirected to DigiLocker Website,where he can login with login credentials and provide consentfor sharing of documents/information with CRA. 

Allow NPS to access DigiLocker and issued documents. 

The demographic Information and the photo as per DrivingLicense will be auto populated in the accountopening Page. 

Provide PAN, personal details,Information related to Bank Account,Scheme & Nomination and other details to complete the application. 

Payment can bemade towards NPS Contribution. 

NPS Accountgenerated successfully. 

Annexure II 

Steps for updating the address in NPS accountusing Driving Licenseissued in DigiLocker 

Login to NPS accountusing credentials on Protean CRA website 

Select the option UpdatePersonal Details under the tab Demographic Changes 

Select UpdateAddress Details and further selectthrough DigiLocker and select DrivingLicense under documents. 

Applicant will be redirectedto DigiLocker Website,where he can login with login credentials and provide consent for sharing of documents/information with CRA. 

Allow NPS to accessDigiLocker and issued documents and submit. 

Address as per DrivingLicense will be updated in NPS account. 

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