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Small savings rate hiked by Modi government: Details here

20 Sep 2018

Small savings rate hiked by Modi government: Details here

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).

Govt hikes interest rate on small savings by upto 0.4%

20 Sep 2018

Govt hikes interest rate on small savings by upto 0.4%

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.

Govt proposes allowing premature closing of PPF accounts

14 Feb 2018

Govt proposes allowing premature closing of PPF accounts

In what could benefit lakhs, the government has proposed allowing premature closure of small savings schemes, including the public provident fund (PPF).

Interest on small savings schemes down by 0.2 percentage points

28 Dec 2017

Interest on small savings schemes down by 0.2 percentage points

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.

Aadhaar now needed for availing food under National Nutrition Mission

22 Dec 2017

Aadhaar now needed for availing food under National Nutrition Mission

The scope of Aadhaar has been extended more. The ID will now be required for children accessing food under the National Nutrition Mission.

SC extends Aadhaar-linking deadline to all services to March 31

15 Dec 2017

SC extends Aadhaar-linking deadline to all services to March 31

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.

Aadhaar-SIM linking deadline may get extended to March'18

14 Dec 2017

Aadhaar-SIM linking deadline may get extended to March'18

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.

Centre takes back December 31 deadline for Aadhaar-bank account linking

13 Dec 2017

Centre takes back December 31 deadline for Aadhaar-bank account linking

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.

Centre extends date for Aadhaar-PAN linking to March 31

08 Dec 2017

Centre extends date for Aadhaar-PAN linking to March 31

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.

Centre to extend deadline for mandatory Aadhaar-linking to March 31

07 Dec 2017

Centre to extend deadline for mandatory Aadhaar-linking to March 31

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.

Aadhaar now compulsory for post office deposits, PPF, NSC, KVP

06 Oct 2017

Aadhaar now compulsory for post office deposits, PPF, NSC, KVP

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.