Govt. of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, New Delhi-110001
All Head of Circles/Regions
Subject : Revision of interest rates for National (Small) Savings Schemes w.e.f. 01.10.2020
The undersigned is directed to say that vide memorandum No. 01/04/2019-NS dated 30.09.2020 (copy enclosed), Govt. of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs (Budget Division) have informed that the rate of interest on various Small Savings Schemes (National Savings Schemes) for the third quarter of financial year 2020-21 (starting from 1st October, 2020 and ending on 31th December, 2020) shall remain unchanged from those notified for the second quarter of Financial Year 2020-21 (01 July, 2020 to 30th September, 2020). The details are indicated below for ready reference.
|SI. No.||Instruments||Rate of interest w.e.f.01.07.2020 to 30.09.2020||Rate of interest w.e.f 01.10.2020 to 31.12.2020 (Unchanged)||Compounding Frequency*|
|1||Post Office Savings Account||4||4||Annually|
|2||1 Year Time Deposit||5.5||5.5||Quarterly|
|3||2 Year Time Deposit||5.5||5.5||Quarterly|
|4||3 Year Time Deposit||5.5||5.5||Quarterly|
|5||5 Year Time Deposit||6.7||6.7||Quarterly|
|6||5 Year Recurring Deposit Scheme||5.8||5.8||Quarterly|
|7||Senior Citizen Savings scheme||7.4||7.4||Quarterly and Paid|
|8||Monthly Income Account||6.6||6.6||Monthly and paid|
|9||National Savings Certificate (VIllth Issue)||6.8||6.8||Annually|
|10||Public Provident Fund Scheme||7.1||7.1||Annually|
|11||Kisan Vikas Patra||6.9 (will mature in 124 months)||6.9 (will mature in 124 months)||Annually|
|12||Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme||7.6||7.6||Annually|
2. It is requested to circulate it to all concerned for information and necessary guidance. Same may also be placed on the notice board of all Post Offices in public area.
3. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.
Assistant Director (SB)