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Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes of Central Government

Finance Ministry OM on Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes of Central Government from 1st January, 2017 and ending on 31st March 2017

Ministry of Finance has issued an OM on Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes

F.No.1/04/2016-NS.II

Government Of India

Ministry Of Finance

Department of Economic Affairs

(Budget Division)

North Block, New Delhi

Dated: December 30, 2016

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM of even number dated 16th February,2016, vide which the various decisions taken by the Government regarding interest fixation for small savings schemes were communicated to all concerned.

2. On the basis of the decision of the Government interest rates for small savings schemes are to be notified on quarterly basis. Accordingly, the rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the fourth quarter of financial year 2016-17 starting on 1st January, 2017 and ending on 31st March 2017 on the basis of the interest compounding/payment built-in the schemes, shall be as under:

Instrument

Rate of interest w.e.f. 01.10.2016 to 31.12.2016

Rate of interest w.e.f. 01.01.2017 to 31.03.2017

Compounding frequency*

Savings Deposit 4.0 4.0 Annually
1 Year Time Deposit 7.0 7.0 Quarterly
2 Year Time Deposit 7.1 7.1 Quarterly
3 Year Time Deposit 7.3 7.3 Quarterly
5 Year Time Deposit 7.8 7.8 Quarterly
5 Year Recurring Deposit 7.3 7.3 Quarterly
5 Year Senior Citizens Savings Scheme 8.5 8.5 Quarterly and paid
5 Year Monthly Income Account Scheme 7.7 7.7 Monthly and Paid
5 Year National Savings Certificate 8.0 8.0 Annually
Public Provident Fund Scheme 8.0 8.0 Annually
Kisan Vikas Patra 7.7 (will mature in 112 months) 7.7 (will mature in 112 months) Annually
Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme 8.5 8.5 Annually

* No Change

3. This has the approval of Finance Minister.

(Vyasan R)

Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

Download Finance Ministry F.No.1/04/2016-NS.II dated 28.12.2016

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