Revision of Interest Rates for Small Savings Schemes – SB Order No. 15/2020
SB Order No. 15/2020
F. No 113-03/2017-SB
Govt. of India Ministry of Communication
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, New Delhi-110001
All Head of Circles/Regions
Addl. Director General, APS, New Delhi
Subject : Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes w.e.f. 01.04.2020
The undersigned is directed to say that vide memorandum no.1/4/2019-NS dated 31.03.2020 (copy enclosed), Govt. of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs (Budget Division) have informed that, the rate of interest on various Small Savings Schemes for the first quarter of financial year 2020-21 starting 1st April, 2020 and ending on 30th June, 2020 have been revised, as under:
|Sl. No.||Instruments||Rate of interest w.e.f. 01.01.2020 to 31.03.2020||Rate of interest w.e.f 01.04.2020 to 30.06.2020||Compounding Frequency*|
|01.||Post Office Savings Account||4.0||4.0||Annually|
|02.||1 Year Time Deposit||6.9||5.5||Quarterly|
|03.||2 Year Time Deposit||6.9||5.5||Quarterly|
|04.||3 Year Time Deposit||6.9||5.5||Quarterly|
|05.||5 Year Time Deposit||7.7||6.7||Quarterly|
|06.||5 Year Recurring Deposit||7.2||5.8||Quarterly|
|07.||Senior Citizen Savings Scheme||8.6||7.4||Quarterly and Paid|
|08.||Monthly Income Account||7.6||6.6||Monthly and paid|
|09.||National Savings Certificate (VIII Issue)||7.9||6.8||Annually|
|10.||Public Provident Fund Scheme||7.9||7.1||Annually|
|11.||Kisan Vikas Patra||7.6 (will mature in 113 months)||6.9 (will mature in 124 months)||Annually|
|12.||Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme||8.4||7.6||Annually|
3. 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 relevant calculation tables will be supplied in due course on receipt from the DEA/MoF.
4. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.
Assistant Director (SB)
Sr. PPS to Secretary (Posts)/Sr.PPS to Director General Postal Services.
PPS/ PS to Addl. DG (Co-ordination)/Member (Banking)/ Member (O)/ Member (P)/ Member (Planning & HRD)/ Member (PLI)/ Member (Tech)
Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser
Chief General Manager, BD Directorate / Parcel Directorate / PLI Directorate
Sr. Deputy Director General (Vigilance) & CVO) / Sr. Deputy Director General (PAF)
Director, RAKNPA / GM, CEPT / Directors of all PTCs
Director General P & T (Audit), Civil Lines, New Delhi
Secretary, Postal Services Board/ All Deputy Directors General
All General Managers (Finance) / Directors Postal Accounts / DDAP
Chief Engineer (Civil), Postal Directorate
All Sections of Postal Directorate
All recognized Federations / Unions/ Associations
GM, CEPT for uploading the order on the India Post website.
MOF(DEA), NS-II, North Block, New Delhi.
Joint Director & HOD, ICCW Building, 4 Deendayal Upadhyay Marg, New Delhi-110002