PPF – Public Provident Fund

PPF - Public Provident Fund

The Public Provident Fund (PPF) scheme is a very popular long-term savings scheme in India because of its combination of tax savings, returns, and safety. The PPF scheme was launched in 1968 by the Finance …

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KVP – Kisan Vikas Patra

KVP - Kisan Vikas Patra

A savings certificate scheme, Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) was originally launched in the year 1988 by India Post. This is basically the Indian Government’s initiative to encourage small savings in the country for the investor’s …

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EPF – Employees’ Provident Fund

EPF - Employees' Provident Fund

EPF is the main scheme under the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Act, 1952. The employee and employer each contribute 12% of the employee’s basic salary and dearness allowance towards EPF. Currently, the rate of …

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