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Govt retains general provident fund interest rate at 8% for Apr-Jun quarter

The rate is in line with that of Public Provident Fund

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The interest rate will be applicable on provident funds of central government employees, railways and defence forces

The government has retained the interest rate for (GPF) and other related schemes at 8 per cent for the April-June quarter.

The rate is in line with that of

The interest rate on was at 8 per cent in the January-March quarter of 2018-19.

"It is announced for general information that during the year 2019-20, accumulations at the credit of subscribers to the and other similar funds shall carry interest at the rate of 8 per cent with effect from April 1 to June 30, 2019," a notification said.

The interest rate will be applicable on provident funds of central government employees, railways and defence forces.

Last month, the government also retained interest rates on small savings, including National Savings Certificate (NSC) and PPF for the first quarter of current fiscal.

First Published: Wed, April 10 2019. 13:55 IST
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