Ambassador and Champion Model for Nodal offices implementing National Pension System (NPS) in the Central Government Sector – PFRDA Circular
O/O the PCDA, WC
The Officer in Charge
1. Pay Section ( Local)
2 . All AAO (Pay) WC, PAOs & AOGEs
Sub:- Ambassador and Champion Model for Nodal offices implementing National Pension System (NPS) in the Central Government Sector.
Ref:- PFRDA Circular No. PFRDA/17/07/12/2020- RnS-CG dated 04.08.2022
A copy of PFRDA Circular, cited under reference, on the above subject is forwarded herewith for your information, guidance, and necessary action please.
In this regard, PFRDA has informed that in its endeavour to further strengthen the implementation and operationalisation of NPS, PFRDA has decided to recognise the valuable contribution of the Nodal Offices in the operationalisation of NPS.
Under the said process termed as Ambassador and Champion Model for Nodal Offices implementing NPS in the Central Government Sector, the performance of Nodal Offices during the period from 1st January 2022 to 31st December 2022 would be measured based on scoring on various key parameters under NPS as per para 4 of subject letter.
Kindly acknowledge receipt of the letter.
GO ( Fund Cell)
PENSION FUND REGULATORY AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
PFRDA/17/ 07/12/ 0002/ 2020-RnS-CG
The Deputy Controller
PCDA (Western Command), Chandigarh,
Sector 9 C, Chandigarh- 160009
Subject – Ambassador and Champion Model for Nodal offices implementing National Pension System (NPS) in the Central Government Sector
This is in continuation to PFRDA’s earlier letter no. PFR DA/17/07/12/ 0002/2020-RnS-CG dated 22nd July 2021 (copy enclosed ) regarding the captioned subject matter, wherein it was informed that PFRDA in its endeavour to further strengthen the implementation and operationalization of NPS, has decided to establish a process to recognize the valuable contribution of the nodal offices in the operationalization of NPS.
2. In this context, you may recall that under the said process termed as Ambassador and Champion Model for Nodal off ices implementing National Pension System (NPS) in the Central Government Sector, the performance of the Nodal office was to be measured based on scoring on various key parameters under NPS. Further, vide the aforementioned letter, it was informed that to aid the nodal offices to cope with the hardships being faced during the pandemic, the period for adjudging the nodal off ice’s performance would be from 01st January 2022 to 31 st December 2022 .
3. In continuation of the above, the Authority is pleased to inform you that the NPS parameters for measuring the performance/ scoring amongst nominated Ambassadors have been finalized and the Champion would be adjudged based on the summation of the scorings assigned to the various parameters; higher the cumulative score, higher the probability of the Ambassador being judged as a Champion.
4. The parameters to be cons1′ dered under the referred scormg model are as under;
|OPGM Adoption/ Server to Server Integration (at the end of year)
|OPGM Usage/ Online generation of PRANs (at the end of year)
General and Subscriber Maintenance
|Time is taken in the PRAN generation (at the end of year)
|Non-IRA Active PRAMs
|PRANs w/o mobile numbers (at the end of year)
|PRANs w/o nominations (at the end of year)
|Nil credit PRANs (at the end of year)
|Grievances pending (At the end of year)
|Grievances processed (at the end of year)
|Contribution Upload and Credit Coverage
|12-month Average Subscriber credit coverage (at the end of year)
|12-month Average Subscriber credit coverage – 1 month from the salary period (at the end of year)
|7-day Average Subscriber credit coverage (at the end of year)
|First NPS contribution credit in PRAN timelines (at the end of year)
|Contribution upload persistency
|Contribution upload persistency of nodal offices (at the end of year)
|Deviation in amounts uploaded (at the end of year)
|Exit/ withdrawal claims yet to be initiated (At the end of year)
|Exit/ withdrawal request pending authorization (At the end of year)
|Category wise Scores
|PRAN Generation and Subscriber Maintenance
|Contribution Upload and Credit Coverage
|(Negative scoring in case of pendency/inaction)
5. I hope you will appreciate PFRDA’s present endeavours and consider issuing necessary directions to all your underlying offices’ / DDOs to contribute towards the effective conduct of the said recognition exercise. PFRDA shall be extending all necessary support and cooperation to facilitate improvement in the NPS-related activities & parameters in your underlying offices.
(Vikas Kumar Singh)
Chief General Manager
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