GPF and other provident Fund Interest Rate for 1st April to 30th June 2017 is 7.9%

General Provident Fund interest rate from 1st April 2017

GPF and other provident Fund Interest Rate for 1st April to 30th June 2017 is 7.9% – Reduced from 8% paid from January 2017 – Applicable to Central Government Employees, AIS Officers, Defence Services and Railway Employees etc

F.NO. 5(1)-B(PD)/2017
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Economic Affairs
(Budget Division)

New Delhi, the 18th April, 2017


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 7.9% (Seven point nine per cent) w.e.f. 1st April, 2017 to 30th June, 2017. This rate will be in force w.e.f. 1st April, 2017. 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.

(Navin Agarwal)

Download Finance Ministry Resolution F.NO.5(1)-B(PD)/2017 dated 18.04.2017

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