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Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Date: 20-June-2016

Quarterly Revision of Interest Rates for Small Savings Schemes

On the basis of the decision of the Government, interest rates for small savings schemes are to be notified on quarterly basis. Accordingly, the rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the second quarter of financial year 2016-17, on the basis of the interest compounding/payment built-in in the schemes, shall be as under:

Instrument Rate of interest w.e.f. 01.04.2016 to 30.6.2016Rate of interest w.e.f. 01.07.2016 to 30.9.2016Compounding frequency
Savings Deposit4.04.0Annual
1 Year Time Deposit7.17.1Quarterly
2 Year Time Deposit7.27.2Quarterly
3 Year Time Deposit7.47.4Quarterly
5 Year Time Deposit7.97.9Quarterly
5 Year Recurring Deposit7.47.4Quarterly
5 Year Senior Citizens Savings Scheme8.68.6Quarterly and paid
5 year Monthly Income Account Scheme7.87.8Monthly and paid
5 Year National Savings Certificate8.18.1Annual
Public Provident Fund Scheme8.18.1Annual
Kisan Vikas Patra7.8 (will mature in 110 months)7.8 (will mature in 110 months)Annual
Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme8.68.6Annual

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