SB Order 17/2021 – Post Office Interest Rate from 01.07.2021


SB Order 17/2021 – Revision of Interest Rate for National (Small) Savings Schemes w.e.f. 01.07.21 F.No. 113-03/2017-SB(pt.I) Dated 01.07.2021

SB Order 17/2021

F.No 113-03/2017-SB (Pt.l)
Govt. of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts (F.S. Division)

Dak Bhawan, New Delhi-110001
Dated: 01.07.2021

All Head of Circles/Regions

Subject of SB order 17/2021 : Revision of interest rates for National (Small) Savings Schemes w.e.f. 01.07.2021


The undersigned is directed to say that vide O.M. no. 1/4/2019-NS dated 30.06.2021 Govt. Of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic affairs (Budget Division) has informed that, the rate of interest on various national small savings schemes for the second Quarter of Financial year 2021-22 starting from 1st July 2021 and ending on 30th September 2021 shall remain unchanged from the current interest rates applicable for the first quarter (1st April 2021 to 30th June 2021)

The details of interest rates are indicated below for ready reference: 

SL No.National Savings SchemeRate of interest w.e.f.
01.04.2021 to 30.06.2021 (%)
Rate of interest
w.e.f 01.07.2021
to 30.09.2021 (%) (unchanged )
Compounding Frequency *
01.Post Office Savings Account4.04.0Annually
02.1 Year Time Deposit5.55.5Quarterly
03.2 Year Time Deposit5.55.5Quarterly
04.3 Year Time Deposit5.55.5Quarterly
05.5 Year Time Deposit6.76.7Quarterly
06.5 Year Recurring Deposit Scheme5.85.8Quarterly
07.Senior Citizen Savings Scheme7.47.4Quarterly and Paid
08.Monthly Income Account6.66.6Monthly and paid
09.National Savings Certificate (VIII Issue)6.86.8Annually
10.Public Provident Fund Scheme7.17.1Annually
11.Kisan Vikas Patra6.9 (will mature in 124 months)6.9 (will mature in 124 months)Annually
12.Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme7.67.6Annually
Interest Rates

3. It is requested to circulate it to all concerned for information and necessary guidance It may also be placed on the notice board of all Post Offices in public area.

4. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.

Yours Faithfully,

(Devendra Sharma)
Assistant Director (SB-II)

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