Saturday, April 4, 2020

Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes

Interest rates for various Small Savings Schemes for the first quarter of the 2020-21 financial year from 1 April 2020 to 30 June 2020

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Economic Affairs
(Budget Division)

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 31.03.2020


Subject : Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes - reg.

In exercise of the powers conferred by Rule 9(1) of the Government Saving Promotion General Rules 2018, the rates of interest on various Small Savings Schemes for the first quarter of financial year 2020-21 starting from 1st April, 2020 and ending on 30th June 2020 have been revised as indicated below:

InstrumentsRate of interest
from 01.01.2020 to 31.03.2020
Rate of interest
from 01.04.2020 to 30.06.2020
Compounding frequency *
Savings Deposit4.04.0Annually
1 Year Time Deposit6.95.5Quarterly
2 Year Time Deposit6.95.5Quarterly
3 Year Time Deposit6.95.5Quarterly
5 Year Time Deposit7.76.7Quarterly
5 Year Recurring Deposit7.25.8Quarterly
Senior Citizen Savings Scheme8.67.4Quarterly and paid
Monthly Income Account7.66.6Monthly and paid
National Savings Certificate7.96.8Annually
Public Provident Fund Scheme7.96.8Annually
Kisan Vikas Patra7.6 (will mature in 113 months)6.9 (will mature in 124 months)Annually
Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme8.47.6Annually
Also check: Rate of interest on various National Small Savings Schemes with effect from 1st January 2020

2. This has the approval of Finance Minister.

(Rajesh Panwar)
Dy. Direétor (Budget)


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