Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana Current Affairs, GK & News

Small Savings Schemes: West Bengal becomes the highest contributor

The National Savings Institute operating under the Ministry of Finance recently announced that West Bengal is the top contributor to the Small Savings Scheme in the country. The state contributes 15% of the total corpus. It has so far collected Rs 90,000 crores under the Small Savings Scheme. Top performers of Small Savings Scheme West ..

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Vital Statistics of India based on Civil Registration System, 2018 released by Registrar General of India

The Registrar General of India recently released the Vital Statistics of India based on Civil Registration System. The report mainly provides insights on Sex Ratios in various states of India. What is Sex Ratio? It is the number of females born per thousand males. Key Findings of the report Arunachal Pradesh was the state with ..

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GoI discontinues 7.75% savings bonds

The Reserve Bank of India recently announced that the Government of India has discontinued 7.75% savings bonds. Highlights The 7.75% savings bonds that are also called government bonds or RBI bons were issued in 2018. They were available for the resident citizens of India alone. The value of one bond was Rs 1000 and there ..

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GoI: Interest Rates on Small Savings Schemes lowered

On March 31, 2020, the Government of India lowered interest rates of several small savings scheme facing Economic challenges created by the threat of COVID-19 virus. Highlights The interest rates of the schemes like Sukanya Samriddhi, Kisan Vikas Patra and Pubilc Provident Funds were reduced. The changes were introduced for Q1 of the fiscal year ..

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Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana: Government cuts minimum annual deposit requirement to Rs 250

The Union Government has reduced minimum yearly deposit required under popular girl child savings scheme, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana to Rs 250 from Rs 1,000 earlier. This has been lowered to enable more people to enjoy benefits of this scheme. In this regard, Government has amended Sukanya Samriddhi Account Rules, 2016. Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana It was ..

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