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Interest Rates for Small Savings Scheme from 1st January, 2019 to 31st March, 2019

Revision of Interest Rates for Small Savings Scheme for the fourth quarter of the financial year 2018-19 from 1st January, 2019 to 31st March, 2019

SB Order No. 14/2018

F.No 113-03/2017-SB
Govt. of India
Ministry of communication
Department of Posts
(F.S. Division)

Dak Bhawan, New Delhi-110001
Dated:31.12.2018

To,

All Head of Circles/Regions

Addl. Director General, APS, New Delhi

Subject :- Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes.

Sir/Madam, The undersigned is directed to say that vide memorandum No. 01/04/2016- NS dated 31.12 2018 (copy enclosed), Govt. of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs (Budget Division) has revised interest rates of small savings schemes for the fourth quarter of the financial year 2018-19 starting 1st January, 2019 and ending on 31st March, 2019 on the basis of interest compounding/payment built-in in the schemes, as under:-

SI. NO. INSTRUMENT RATE OF INTEREST W.R.T. 01.10.2018  TO 31.12.2018 RATE OF INTEREST W.R.T. 01.01.2019  TO 31.03.2019 COMPOUNDING FREQUENCY*
1 Savings Deposit 4 4 Annually
2 1 Year Time Deposit 6.9 7 Quarterly
3 2 Year Time Deposit 7 7 Quarterly
4 3 Year Time Deposit 7.2 7 Quarterly
5 5 Year Time Deposit 7.8 7.8 Quarterly
6 5 Year Time Recurring Deposit 7.3 7.3 Quarterly
7 5 Year Senior Citizen Savings Scheme 8.7 8.7 Quarterly and Paid
8 5 Year Monthly Income Account 7.7 7.7 Monthly and paid
9 5 Year National Savings Certificate 8 8 Annually
10 Public Provident Fund Scheme 8 8 Annually
11 Kisan Vikas Patra 7.7 (will mature in 112 months) 7.7(will mature in 112 months) Annually
12 Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme 8.5 8.5 Annually

 

3. It is requested to circulate these changes to all concerned for information and necessary guidance. Same may also be placed on the notice board of all Post Offices in Public area.The necessary calculation tables will be supplied in due course.

4. This issue with the approval of Competent Authority.

Yours Faithfully,

(Devendra Sharma)
Assistant Director (SB-II)

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