October 13, 2016
The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer
Agency Banks handling Public Provident Fund, Kisan Vikas Patra- 2014,
Sukanya Samriddhi Account, Senior Citizen Savings Scheme-2004
Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes
Please refer to our circular DGBA.GAD.13/15.02.005/2016-17 dated July 7, 2016 on the above subject. The Government of India, had vide their Office Memorandum (OM) No.F.No.1/04/2016–NS.II dated September 29, 2016 and Notification No.5(4)-B(PD)/2016 dated October 3, 2016 advised the revised rate of interest on various small savings schemes for the third quarter of the financial year 2016-17 (copies enclosed).
2. The contents of this circular may be brought to the notice of the branches of your bank operating Government Small Saving Schemes for necessary action. These should also be displayed on the notice boards of your branches for information of the subscribers to these Schemes.
Assistant General Manager
Encl : as above