National Small Savings Fund

States' share of market borrowing up at 91 per cent in FY19

According to Care Ratings, in FY18, the budgeted fiscal deficit of states was Rs 5,14,300 crore and the budgeted market borrowing was Rs 3,85,300 crore, representing a share of 75 per cent.

published on : 24th May 2019

Borrowing from NSSF risks understating deficit: Report 

The government has borrowed from the National Small Savings Fund (NSSF) in FY19, but such borrowing runs the risk of understating the fiscal deficit, a report said on Wednesday.

published on : 28th February 2019

Hike in small savings rates: Government may reduce market borrowing for second half of FY19

The government on Thursday raised interest rates on small savings schemes, including NSC and PPF, by up to 0.4 per cent for the October-December quarter.

published on : 21st September 2018