GPF Interest Rates from 1st January 2018 – Finance Ministry Order

Interest at the rate of 7.6%  for all provident funds managed by Central Government - Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) Orders

The revised interest rate will be applicable to all Provident Funds managed by Central Government for its employees with effect from 1st January 2018 to March 2018



F.NO. 5(1)-B(PD)/2017

Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Economic Affairs

(Budget Division)

New Delhi, the 1st January, 2018


It is announced for general information that during the year 2017-2018, accumulations at the credit of subscribers to the General Provident Fund and other similar funds shall carry interest at the rate of 7.6% (Seven point six per cent) w.e.f. 1st January, 2018 to 31st March, 2018. This rate will be in force w.e.f.1st January, 2018 . The funds concerned are:-

1. The General Provident Fund (Central Services).
2. The Contributory Provident Fund (India).
3. The All India Services Provident Fund.
4. The State Railway Provident Fund.
5. The General Provident Fund (Defence Services).
6. The Indian Ordnance Department Provident Fund.
7. The Indian Ordnance Factories Workmen’s Provident Fund.
8. The Indian Naval Dockyard Workmen’s Provident Fund.
9. The Defence Services Officers Provident Fund.
10. The Armed Forces Personnel Provident Fund.

2. Ordered that the Resolution be published in Gazette of India.

(Anjana Vashishtha)
Deputy Secretary (Budget)

Download / Read GPF Interest Rates from 1st January 2018 – DEA Resolution F.No. 5(1)-B(PD)/2017 dated 01.01.2017

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