MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Economic Affairs)
New Delhi, the 20th January, 2023
G.S.R. 53(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 3A of the Government Savings Promotion Act, 1873 (5 of 1873), the Central Government hereby makes the following Scheme further to amend the National Savings Time Deposit Scheme, 2019, namely:-
1. Short title and commencement. – (1) This Scheme may be called the National Savings Time Deposit (Amendment) Scheme, 2023.
(2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 1st day of January, 2023.
2. In the National Savings Time Deposit Scheme, 2019 (hereinafter referred to as the said Scheme), in paragraph 7,-
(a) in sub-paragraph 1(B), for the words and figures, “on or after the 1st day of October, 2022”, the words, figures and brackets “between 1st October, 2022 and 31st December, 2022 (both days inclusive)” shall be substituted;
(b) after sub-paragraph 1(B), the following sub-paragraph and Table shall be inserted, namely:-
“1(C) The rate of interest as specified in the Table below shall be applicable to the deposit made on or after 1st day of January, 2023 under the Scheme.
|S. No.||Category of account||Rate of interest
(per cent. per annum)
[F. No. 1/04/2016-NS]
ASHISH VACHHANI, Addl. Secy.
Explanatory Memorandum.- The National Savings Time Deposit (Amendment) Scheme, 2023 takes effect from the date as specified in the notification. However, no one shall be adversely affected as a result of retrospective effect being given to this amendment Scheme.
Note: The principal Scheme was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 922(E), dated the 12th December, 2019 and subsequently amended vide number G.S.R. 289(E), dated the 5th May, 2020 and G.S.R. 838(E), dated the 22nd November, 2022.