Small savings schemes' interest rates to remain unchanged for Apr-Jun quarter

Interest rates on small savings schemes is reset before each quarter and depends on government bond yields in the previous quarter.

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The government had last raised interest rates PPF, NSC and other schemes by up to 40 bps for the October-December quarter and these continue to be in effect.
New Delhi: Interest rates on small saving schemes such as National Savings Certificate and Public Provident Fund will remain unchanged for the April-June quarter, according to a government notification.

Interest rates on small savings schemes is reset before each quarter and depends on government bond yields in the previous quarter.

The government had raised interest rate on 1-year post office time deposits by 10 basis points (bps) for the January-March, 2019 quarter to 7% while keeping that on others unchanged.


The government had last raised interest rates PPF, NSC and other schemes by upto 40 bps for the October-December quarter and these continue to be in effect.

Interest rate on Sukanya Samridhi Yojana, the scheme for the girl child, was raised to 8.5% from 8.1%. The rate PPF was increased to 8% for the third quarter from 7.6%. Interest on the five-year National Savings Certificate will be 8% compared with 7.6% previously.

Interest rate on Kisan Vikas Patra was increased to 7.7% as against 7.3% earlier.

The interest rates on five-year time deposits, five-year recurring deposits and the five-year Senior Citizens Savings Scheme were raised to 7.8%, 7.3% and 8.7%, respectively for October-December quarter and continue to prevail.
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