8.7% New Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP)-Can we invest in this?

New Kisan Vikas Patra 2014

New Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP)-Can we invest in this? Govt of India has launched new Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) last Tuesday, 18th November, 2014. These new KVP comes with 8.7% interest rates. Kisan Vikas Patra was very popular small saving instrument earlier, however, due to some reasons, this was discontinued. Should you invest in new Kisan Vikas Patra Small Saving Scheme? What are its features? How does Kissan Vikas Patra compared with other fixed income options. I have given a […]

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High return investments – Top 7 small saving schemes in India

High return investments - Top 7 small saving schemes in India

High return investments – Top 7 Small saving schemes in India This Saturday, I went to Indian post office branch to withdraw the National Saving Certificates which got matured this month. I was going through the small saving schemes and the features. I felt some of them are best investment options which are getting high return on investments. This post is updated in Apr-2016 as there are several changes happened in post office interest rates. Small saving schemes in India […]

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Best Investment Options – Small Saving Schemes in India

  Overview Small savings schemes in India are offered by the Indian Post Offices across the country which offer safe and it is an attractive investment option. Below are the major small saving schemes and their features.  Post Office Monthly Income Schemes Interest rate of 8.5% p.a payable monthly Maturity period is 5 years. No tax deduction at source (TDS). No tax rebate is applicable.  National Savings Certificates (NSC) NSC VIII Issue (5 year) – Interest rate of 8.6% p.a […]

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