Revision of Interest Rates for Small Savings Schemes from 1.7.2023

The interest rates for small savings schemes were revised by the government on June 30, 2023. The new rates will be applicable from July 1, 2023 to September 30, 2023.

The following are the revised interest rates for small savings schemes from 1.7.2023:

Interest Rates for Small Savings Schemes from 1.7.2023

Savings Deposit: 4.0%
Time Deposits:
1 year: 6.9%
2 years: 7.0%
3 years: 7.0%
5 years: 7.5%
Recurring Deposit:
1 year: 6.5%
2 years: 6.7%
3 years: 6.9%
5 years: 7.3%
Senior Citizen Savings Scheme: 8.2%
Monthly Income Account Scheme: 7.4%
National Savings Certificate: 7.7%
Kisan Vikas Patra: 7.6%
Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme: 8.1%
The interest rates for Public Provident Fund (PPF) remained unchanged at 7.1%.

The revision in interest rates for small savings schemes is in line with the rising inflation in the country. The government has been increasing the interest rates on small savings schemes in order to make them more attractive to investors.

The revised interest rates will be applicable for all new investments made in small savings schemes from July 1, 2023. Existing investments will continue to earn interest at the old rates.

Small Savings Interest Rate Order Dated 30.6.2023

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Economic Affairs
(Budget Division)

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 30.06.2023


Subject: Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes – reg.

The rates of interest on various Small Savings Schemes for the second quarter of financial year 2023-24 starting from 1st July, 2023 and ending on 30th September, 2023 have been revised as detailed below:

InstrumentRates of interest from 01.04.2023 to 30.06.2023Rates of interest from 01.07.2023 to 30.09.2023
Saving Deposit4.04.0
1 Year Time Deposit6.86.9
2 Year Time Deposit6.97.0
3 Year Time Deposit7.07.0
5 Year Time Deposit7.57.5
5 Year Recurring Deposit6.26.5
Senior Citizen Savings Scheme8.28.2
Monthly income Account Scheme7.47.4
National Savings Certificate7.77.7
Public Provident Fund Scheme7.17.1
Kisan Vikas Patra7.5 (will mature in 115 months)7.5 (will mature in 115 months)
Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme8.08.0

2.This has the approval of competent authority.

(Kapil Patidar)
Deputy Secretary (Budget)
Tele – 01123092649

View the Order copy pdf

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