Just two days before the new year, the government may increase the interest rates on Sukanya Samriddhi PPF and NSC!


Small Saving Schemes Interest Rate Hike: If you invest in small savings schemes of post office including PPF, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, then you are going to get great news. You can get big returns on your hard earned money and investment. After two days i.e. on Friday, December 30, 2022, the central government can announce an increase in the interest rates of small savings schemes. On December 30, after reviewing the interest rates of these schemes, the Finance Ministry can announce to increase it.

Can be announced on 30 December

The Finance Ministry will review the interest rates of small savings schemes for the fourth quarter of 2022-23 from January to March, in which it is believed that on savings schemes like PPF and Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (NSC) An increase in interest rates can be announced. Interest rates can also increase on other savings schemes of the post office including these savings schemes. It is believed that the Finance Ministry may announce an increase in interest rates up to 0.50 percent on all schemes of small savings schemes. The government’s 10-year bond yield has gone up from 6.04 per cent to above 7.25 per cent in 12 months. According to this formula, the interest rate on PPF, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, Senior Citizen Saving Scheme can be increased by 50 basis points from the current level.

Why interest rates can increase

RBI has announced the increase in the repo rate for the fifth consecutive time on December 8, 2022. In 2022, the repo rate has been increased from 4 percent to 6.25 percent. But the government has not increased the interest rates of many small savings schemes. There has been no change in the interest rates of PPF, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana and NSC. 7.1 percent on Public Provident Fund, 6.8 percent on NSC i.e. National Savings Certificate, 7.6 percent interest on Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana remains the same. After increasing the repo rate by 2.25 percent, the interest rates of these schemes can be increased by the government. Considering these savings schemes as safe, the urban rural common Indian invests. These are the people who rely on investing in these schemes while staying away from the ups and downs of the stock market.

Interest rates were increased on these small savings schemes

In the third quarter only the interest rate of Kisan Vikas Patra was increased from 6.9 per cent to 7 per cent but the maturity period was reduced from 124 months to 123 months. The interest rate on Senior Citizen Savings Scheme was increased from 7.4 per cent to 7.6 per cent. Instead of 6.6 per cent on Monthly Income Account Scheme, 6.7 per cent instead of 5.5 per cent on post office two-year fixed deposit scheme, 5.7 per cent instead of 5.5 per cent on 3-year fixed deposit scheme was made 5.8 per cent. But there was no change in the interest rates of PPF, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana and NSC.

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