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Small Savings Schemes Interest Rates from Jan to March 2020

Small Savings Schemes Interest Rates from Jan to March 2020

SB Order No.01/2020

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

Dak Bhawan, New Delhi-110001
Dated: 01.01.2020

All Head of Circles/Regions
Addl. Director General, APS, New Delhi

Subject : Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes w.e.f. 01.01.2020


The undersigned is directed to say that vide memorandum No. 01/04/2019-NS dated 31.12.2019 (copy enclosed), Govt. of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs (Budget Division) have informed that the rate of interest on various National Small Savings Schemes for the fourth quarter of financial year 2019-20 (starting from 1st January, 2020 and ending on 31st March, 2020 shall remain unchanged from those notified for the third quarter of Financial Year 2019-20 (01st October 2019 to 31st December,2019). The details are indicated below for ready reference.

S.No instrument Rate of interest w.r.t. 01.10.2019 to 31.12.2019 Rate of interest w.r.t. 01.01.2020 to 31.03.2020 (Unchanged) Compounding frequency*
1 Post Office Savings Account 4 4 Annually
2 1 Year Time Deposit 6.9 6.9 Quarterly
3 2 Year Time Deposit 6.9 6.9 Quarterly
4 3 Year Time Deposit 6.9 6.9 Quarterly
5 5 Year Time Deposit 7.7 7.7 Quarterly
6 5 Year Recurring Deposit 7.2 7.2 Quarterly
7 Senior Citizen Savings Scheme 8.6 8.6 Quarterly and paid
8 Monthly Income Account 7.6 7.6 Monthly and paid
9 National Savings Certificate (VII Issue) 7.9 7.9 Annually
10 Public Provident Fund Scheme 7.9 7.9 Annually
11 Kisan Vikas Patra 7.6 (will mature in 113 months) 7.6 (will mature in 113 months) Annually
12 Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme 8.4 8.4 Annually

It is requested to circulate it 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 on receipt from the DEA/MoF

This issues with the approval of Competent Authority

Yours Faithfully

(Devendra Sharma)
Assistant Director (SB)

Signed Copy



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