savings schemes

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

Government proposes permitting premature closure of Public Provident Fund account

The government proposes to allow premature closure of Public Provident Fund accounts and permit opening of small savings accounts in the name of minor, the finance ministry said today.

published on : 13th February 2018