20 Sep 2018
On Thursday, the Modi government announced new interest rates for small savings schemes, including the National Savings Certificate (NSC), and the Public Provident Fund (PPF).
20 Sep 2018
The government has raised interest rates on small savings schemes, including NSC and PPF, by up to 0.4% for the third quarter of the financial year 2018-19, starting October 1 and ending on December 31, 2018, in line with rising deposit rates in the banks.
14 Feb 2018
In what could benefit lakhs, the government has proposed allowing premature closure of small savings schemes, including the public provident fund (PPF).
28 Dec 2017
The government has slashed interest rates on small savings schemes like National Savings Certificate (NSC), Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSA), Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) and Public Provident Fund (PPF) by 0.2 percentage points for January-March'18.
22 Dec 2017
The scope of Aadhaar has been extended more. The ID will now be required for children accessing food under the National Nutrition Mission.
15 Dec 2017
The SC has extended the deadline for linking of Aadhaar to all government schemes till March 31, a week after the Center said it is willing to make the change.
14 Dec 2017
After extending the deadlines for linking PAN and bank accounts to Aadhaar, the Centre has requested the SC to allow the same for mobile-Aadhaar linking too.
13 Dec 2017
The Centre has revoked the December 31 deadline for linking Aadhaar to bank accounts. The new deadline is March 31, 2018, or six months from the date of commencement of the account, whichever is later.
08 Dec 2017
A day after submitting to the SC that it will extend the deadlines for Aadhaar, the Centre has confirmed the last date for Aadhaar-PAN linking is now March 31.
07 Dec 2017
The Centre has told the SC that it will extend the deadline for linking Aadhaar to various schemes, including bank accounts, to March 31, 2018.
06 Oct 2017
Continuing its big push for Aadhaar, the Centre has now made the 12-digit unique identification number mandatory for all post office deposits, Public Provident Fund, National Savings Certificate, and Kisan Vikas Patra.