Modification in PPF Scheme : Deposit Limit Raised from Rs. 70,000 to Rs. One Lac while Rate of Interest on Advances Against Deposits in PPF Scheme Raised from 1% to 2 Percentage Points
The Committee on Comprehensive Review of National Small Savings Fund (NSSF) headed by Deputy Governor, RBI has recommended revision of certain provisions of PPF Scheme, 1968 and benchmarking of interest rates on various small savings schemes with the secondary market yields on Central Government securities of comparable maturities with suitable spread.
The Committee has recommended increasing the deposit limit under PPF Scheme from existing Rs. 70,000 to Rs. 1 lakh per annum and fixing of rate of interest on advances against deposits in PPF scheme at 2 percentage points as against the prevailing interest rate on such advances at 1%.
The above was a press release , not notified till date