Interest Rates on Small Saving Schemes for Q1 to Q4 of FY 2016-17 (i.e. 1 Apr. 2016 ~ 31 Mar. 2017)

During 2016-17, the Govt. has twice revised interest rates on various small savings schemes, i.e. interest rates for Q3 and Q4 of FY 2016-17 were similar and were mostly based on a cut of 0.1% compared to the rates notified for Q1 and Q2 of FY 2016-17. However, interest rates announced for Q1 of FY 2016-17 were substantially reduced rates as compared to rates prevalent during the FY 2015-16. Relevant notifications, as issued by the Govt. from time to time are as under:

GoI Notification – Revised Interest Rates w.e.f. 1 Apr 2016 on Small Savings

GoI Notification – Revised Interest Rates w.e.f. 1 July 2016 on Small Savings

GoI Notification – Revised Interest Rates w.e.f. 1 Oct. 2016 on Small Savings

GoI Notification – Revised Interest Rates w.e.f. 1 Jan. 2017 on Small Savings

Summary of Interest Rates Applicable for Small Savings Schemes during Financial Year 2015-16 and 2016-17

InstrumentsInterest Rate 2015-16Interest Rate (Q1 & Q2) 2016-17Interest Rate (Q3 & Q4) 2016-17
Savings Deposit (SD)4.04.04.0
1 Year Time Deposit (TD)8.47.17.0
2 Year Time Deposit (TD)8.47.27.1
3 Year Time Deposit (TD)8.47.47.3
5 Year Time Deposit (TD)8.57.97.8
5 Year Recurring Deposit (RD)8.47.47.3
5 Year Senior Citizens Savings Scheme (SCSS)9.38.68.5
5 year Monthly Income Scheme (MIS)8.47.87.7
5 Year National Savings Certificate (NSC)8.58.18.0
Public Provident Fund (PPF) Scheme8.78.18.0
Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP)8.77.8*7.7**
Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme (SSAS)9.28.68.5

* will mature in 110 months. |** will mature in 112 months.

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