Decisions on the recommendations of the Committee for Comprehensive Review of National Small Savings Fund (NSSF) by finance ministry in repsect of commission to be paid to post office agents .
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(i) Payment of commission on PPF schemes (1%) and Senior Citizens Savings Scheme (0.5%) will be discontinued.
(ii) Agency commission under all other schemes (except MPKBY agents) will be reduced from existing 1% to 0.5%.
(iii) Commission at existing rate of 4% will continue for Mahila Pradhan Kshetriya Bachat Yojana (MPKBY) agents.
(iv) Incentives, if any, paid by the State/UT Governments will be reduced from the commission paid by the Central Government.
Notification for effective date for these are expected very soon.