February 19, 2016
CBDT vide Notification No. 7/2016-Income Tax dated February 19, 2016 notified Atal Pension Yojana for Claim u/s 80CCD.
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
(CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES)
Notification No. 7/2016 – Income-tax
New Delhi, Date: 19th February, 2016
O. 529(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 80CCD of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby notifies the ‘Atal Pension Yojana (APY)’ as published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, vide number F.No. 16/1/2015-PR dated the 16th October, 2015 as a pension scheme for the purposes of the said section.
This notification shall come into force from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
Deepshikha Sharma, Director
Source : http://www.incometaxindia.gov.in/communications/notification/notification72016.pdf