Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Vital Statistics of India based on Civil Registration System, 2018 released by Registrar General of India
Published: November 16, 2020
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 ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
GoI discontinues 7.75% savings bonds
Published: June 1, 2020
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
GoI: Interest Rates on Small Savings Schemes lowered
Published: April 1, 2020
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 ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana: Government cuts minimum annual deposit requirement to Rs 250
Published: July 23, 2018
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2018