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Apr 19, 2016 at 10:32 | Source: PTI
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Apr 13, 2016 at 14:16 | Source: PTI
"In line with the revision of interest rates of Small Savings Schemes, interest rates for the National Small Savings Fund (NSSF) loan to Centre and States for FY 2016-17 has been revised and fixed at 8.8 percent," the Finance Ministry said in a statement.
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Mar 21, 2016 at 07:42 | Source: PTI
"By slashing the interest rates on these small saving schemes, the interest among the poor and middle-class people to invest in such schemes will decline," he said listing schemes like the Public Provident Fund (PPF), National Savings Certificate and Kisan Vikas Patras.
Mar 19, 2016 at 16:21 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Individual savers will regret the fact that rates have come down, but this is only correcting an aberration, says Ananth Narayan of Standard Chartered Bank
Mar 18, 2016 at 19:30 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
In a move that will hit the common man, the government today slashed interest rates payable on small savings including PPF and Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) in a bid to align them closer to market rates.
Feb 26, 2016 at 15:10 | Source: PTI
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Feb 10, 2016 at 12:23 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
It offers you tax saving under section 80C of Income Tax Act, for investments up to Rs 1,50,000.
Jan 04, 2016 at 20:55 | Source: PTI
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when tax exemption in 80C increased , then people start taking more LIC Policies , National saving certificates (NSC) mutual funds(debt) which inturn goes to central govt as these funds are being used by central govt. So idea is people r also benefited and govt also. Great and smart move by Modi

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Dear Neetu, To my mind, the following instruments of investment (tax saving or otherwise) are best suited for those on retirment : A. Infra Bond (tax free). B. Post Office (MIS) C. National Savings Certificate D. FDs with PNB than Pvt banks as the former is more reliable. E. Investment

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Source:Economic Times - 1) The National Savings Certificate (NSC) is eligible for tax deduction under Section 80C for an investment of up to Rs 1 lakh. One can invest in five- or 10-year NSCs. 2) The interest on the NSC is fixed in April every year. The current rate is 8.5% for five years, and 8

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Chat transcripts from Harsh Roongta CEO, Apnaloan.com Ouestion guest: I plan to invest INR 5 Lacks for a long term (10 years). Kindly suggest which is a safer option: 1. National Saving Certificates 2. Fixed deposit from a Nationalised bank (IDBI) Considering that banks only insure upto 1 lakh

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or instruments available for the investors like equity, bullion, real estate etc with each having their own levels of risk and variability in returns. There are other government instruments available like national savings certificate, recurring deposits or time deposits which are safer in nature with no risk

12.12 PM Jun 5th 2013

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The finance ministry has lowered interest rates on Public Provident Fund (PPF), five-year and 10-year National Savings Certificates (NSC) by 0.1 percent each, with effect from April 1. Interest rate on PPF has been cut to 8.6 percent from 8.7 percent, five-year NSC to 8.5 percent from 8.6 percent

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Harshvardhan Roongta, Roongta Securities says demat account is not necessarily only if one is holding equities but it can also be used to hold mututal fund units, bonds, debentures, nationals savings certificate and soon insurance policies also be included.

4.11 PM Mar 7th 2013

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he can in PPF or National Savings Certificates (not exceeding Rs. 1,00,000 in all). There is further hope that the basic exemption limit will be raised in the ensuing Budget for year 2013-14.

8.17 PM Feb 9th 2013

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if you manage to invest rs. 1,00,000 in designated avenues like Provident Fund, Life Insurance premia or invest the sums in National Savings Certificates. You pay only income tax to the income tax department of Govt. of India.

3.20 PM Oct 31st 2012

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Source:The Hindu BusinessLine - New Delhi, Aug. 26: Investments in five-year National Saving Certificates (NSC) may continue to give you tax benefits even after the Direct Taxes Code (DTC) comes into effect. The Government aims to introduce the DTC system, which will replace the decades-old Income

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