PPF notification

PPF account premature closure only in cases of extreme compassionate ground

Finance - Public Provident Fund Accounts– requests for premature closure Recently, there has been a considerable increase in the number of cases being forwarded by Circles to the Directorate for taking up with the Ministry of Finance, relating to premature closure of PPF accounts. The Ministry of Finance have noticed that very few of them qua...

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PPF account- How to Change name of depositor

Finance - When a depositor changes his name, g. on adoption or otherwise or in the case of female depositor, on marriage, the depositor should be required to intimate the fact in writing to the post office and produce the pass book of the account. The intimation should bear the depositor’s signature with the old as well […]...

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PPF Limit of Rs.1.5 Lakh is combined Limit for Individual & Minor Child

Finance - The limit of deposit in PPF of Rs. 1,00,000 (Now 1.50 Lakh) in a year by an individual in his self-account and accounts opened by him on behalf of his minor(s) of whom he is the guardian is combined under rule 3 (1) of the Scheme....

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Interest Rates of Small Savings Schemes hiked by 0.30 to 0.40 percent

F.No.01/04/2016-NS - (19/09/2018) - Government announces the Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes for the Third Quarter of the current Financial Year 2018-19 On the basis of the decision of the Government of India, the interest rates for Small Savings Schemes are to be notified on Quarterly Basis with the approval of t...

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Regularisation of PPF accounts opened in Joint names

SB Order No. 06/2018 - (28/05/2018) - As per the Public Provident Fund Scheme, 1968, a PPF account can not be opened in joint names, i.e. in the names of more than one individual. Ministry of Finance has been receiving references from various Banks and Post Offices seeking regularization of irregular PPF accounts opened in joint capacit...

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Aadhaar mandatory for PPF; Existing depositors to updates by 31.12.2017

Notification No. G.S.R. 1243(E) - (29/09/2017) - Aadhaar number shall be the unique identifier for the purpose of establishing the identity of Public Provident Fund account holder. Provided that where Aadhaar number has not been assigned, the depositor shall submit proof of application of enrollment for Aadhaar....

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Premature Closure of PPF account- clarifications

SB Order No. 07/2017 - (24/07/2017) - If a PPF account that has already completed 15 years and has subsequently been extended under the provision of para 9(3A) of the PPF Scheme is closed prematurely before the completion of the current 5 year block period, the reduction in interest rate by 1 percentage point shall be applicable from th...

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Interest rates on Small Savings Schemes for 01.07.16 to 30.09.16

F.No. 1/04/2016-NS .II - (20/06/2016) - On the basis of the decisions of the Government, interest rates for small savings schemes are to be notified on quarterly 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 ...

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Interest Rates of Small Savings Schemes hiked by 0.30 to 0.40 percent

F.No.01/04/2016-NS (19/09/2018)

Government announces the Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes for the Third Quarter of the current Financial Year 2018-19 On the basis of the decision of the Government of India, the interest rates for Small Savings Schemes are to be notified on Quarterly Basis with the approval of the Union Finance Minister. Accordingly, ...

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Regularisation of PPF accounts opened in Joint names

SB Order No. 06/2018 (28/05/2018)

As per the Public Provident Fund Scheme, 1968, a PPF account can not be opened in joint names, i.e. in the names of more than one individual. Ministry of Finance has been receiving references from various Banks and Post Offices seeking regularization of irregular PPF accounts opened in joint capacity. ...

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Aadhaar mandatory for PPF; Existing depositors to updates by 31.12.2017

Notification No. G.S.R. 1243(E) (29/09/2017)

Aadhaar number shall be the unique identifier for the purpose of establishing the identity of Public Provident Fund account holder. Provided that where Aadhaar number has not been assigned, the depositor shall submit proof of application of enrollment for Aadhaar....

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Premature Closure of PPF account- clarifications

SB Order No. 07/2017 (24/07/2017)

If a PPF account that has already completed 15 years and has subsequently been extended under the provision of para 9(3A) of the PPF Scheme is closed prematurely before the completion of the current 5 year block period, the reduction in interest rate by 1 percentage point shall be applicable from the date of the commencement of the curren...

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Interest rates on Small Savings Schemes for 01.07.16 to 30.09.16

F.No. 1/04/2016-NS .II (20/06/2016)

On the basis of the decisions of the Government, interest rates for small savings schemes are to be notified on quarterly 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 :...

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1% Lesser Interest on Premature closure of PPF Account

Notification No. G.S.R. 613(E) (18/06/2016)

3(C) A subscriber shall be allowed premature closure of his account or the account of a minor of whom he is a guardian, on a written application to the Accounts Office, on any of the following grounds, namely, (i) that the amount is required for the treatment of serious ailments or life threatening diseases of the account holder, spouse ...

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Govt notifies Interest Rate on PPF from 01.04.2016

G.S.R. 350(E) (29/03/2016)

Central Government hereby notifies that the subscriptions made to the fund on or after the 1st day of April, 2016 and the balances at the credit of the subscriber shall bear interest at the rate of 8.1 per cent. per annum....

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PPF account premature closure only in cases of extreme compassionate ground

Public Provident Fund Accounts– requests for premature closure Recently, there has been a considerable increase in the number of cases being forwarded by Circles to the Directorate for taking up with the Ministry of Finance, relating to premature closure of PPF accounts. The Ministry of Finance have noticed that very few of them qua...

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PPF account- How to Change name of depositor

When a depositor changes his name, g. on adoption or otherwise or in the case of female depositor, on marriage, the depositor should be required to intimate the fact in writing to the post office and produce the pass book of the account. The intimation should bear the depositor’s signature with the old as well […]...

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PPF Limit of Rs.1.5 Lakh is combined Limit for Individual & Minor Child

The limit of deposit in PPF of Rs. 1,00,000 (Now 1.50 Lakh) in a year by an individual in his self-account and accounts opened by him on behalf of his minor(s) of whom he is the guardian is combined under rule 3 (1) of the Scheme....

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