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Government Increases Interest Rate on 5 Year Recurring Deposit Scheme

The interest rate on the popular girl child scheme Sukanya Samriddhi Account has been retained at 8 per cent

30 Sep 2023 1:00 AM

Government withdraws cut in rate on small savings schemes

Orders issued by oversight shall be withdrawn, Sitharaman said in a early morning tweet

01 Apr 2021 9:47 AM

Govt retains General Provident Fund interest rate at 8 pc for Apr-Jun quarter

GPF ratr will be applicable on provident funds of central government employees, railways and defence forces.

10 Apr 2019 2:10 PM

PPF, Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme remain attractive, interest rates kept unchanged

The interest rates on Sukanya Samriddhi account remain unchanged at 8.5 per cent.

30 Mar 2019 1:27 PM

Small savings schemes: Govt keeps interest rates unchanged for Apr-June quarter

Interest rate for the five-year Senior Citizens Savings Scheme has been retained at 8.7 per cent.

29 Mar 2019 4:16 PM


Govt hikes GPF interest rate to 8 per cent for Oct-Dec quarter

Interest rate would apply on Provident Funds of central govt employees, railways and defence forces.

16 Oct 2018 4:02 PM

Finance Ministry hikes interest rates on small savings

As per the finance ministry notification, the interest rate on popular PPF has been increased to 8 per cent for the third quarter from 7.6 per cent.

21 Sep 2018 1:34 AM

ICICI launches instant online overdraft facility for MSMEs

ICICI also introduced instant disbursal of personal loans through ATMs as well as digital enrolment for NPS.

14 Mar 2018 11:49 AM

Small Savings Act amended to allow flexibility to investors

No change in interest rate or tax policy on small savings scheme is being made through this amendment.

14 Feb 2018 10:07 AM

PPF plans won’t lose protection

The ministry said this protection would continue under the new law also.

14 Feb 2018 1:09 AM


Mira-Bhayandar in Aadhaar conundrum

However, only 12 were approved, out of which a mere two are in a position to provide services by UIDAI’s empanelled enrolment agency.

09 Feb 2018 3:00 AM

The charge of the light (and battery) brigade

The motor car, or just car to those who think the ‘motor’ prefix is old fashioned, is on the top of my list on the battery brigade.

15 Dec 2017 6:32 AM

Government extends Aadhaar linking to March 31

As of November, 13.28 crore out of 33 crore PANs have been linked to the 12-digit biometric identifier Aadhaar.

14 Dec 2017 7:31 AM

Govt slashes small savings rates by 0.1 per cent

The investment on 5-year Senior Citizens Savings Scheme will yield 8.3 per cent.

30 Jun 2017 5:34 PM