PPF notification notification

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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Finmin Notifies revised PPF Investment limit of Rs. 1,50,000/-

F.No. 1/2/20 14-NS.II 13/08/2014

Act, 1968 (23 of 1968), the Central Government hereby makes the following further amendments to the Public Provident Fund Scheme, 1968, namely :— 1. (1) This Scheme may be called the Public Provident Fund (Amendment) Scheme, 2014....

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Rate of Interest on PPF on Subscriptions Made On Or After 1-4-2014

Notification No. GSR 496(E) 11/07/2014

Rate Of Interest On Public Provident Fund Scheme Under Section 5 of the Public Provident Fund Act, 1968 (23 of 1968) On Subscriptions Made To The Fund On Or After 1-4-2014 And Balances At The Credit Of Subscriber Notification No. GSR 496(E) [F.NO.6-1/2011-NS-II (PT.II)], Dated 11-7-2014 In pursuance of section 5 of the Public Provident [&...

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Govt fixes PPF Minimum initial Subscription at Rs. 100 & allows online payment

GSR 225(E) 13/03/2014

Central Government has vide Notification No. GSR 225(E), Dated - 13-3-2014 fixed initial minimum subscription in PPF at Rs. 100 by amending the para 4 of Public Provident Fund Scheme 1968. Earlier there was no minimum fixed amount of deposit for opening of PPF account but the condition was that amount of initial subscription shall be i...

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