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Budget 2023: Govt doubles deposit limit for Senior Citizen Savings Scheme to Rs 30 lakh

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Budget 2023: Govt doubles deposit limit for Senior Citizen Savings Scheme to Rs 30 lakh

Nirmala Sitharaman said a one-time new small savings scheme, Mahila Samman Savings Certificate, will be made available for a two-year period up to March 2025

Press Trust of India Last Updated:February 01, 2023 14:27:47 IST Budget 2023: Govt doubles deposit limit for Senior Citizen Savings Scheme to Rs 30 lakh

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tables Union Budget 2023-24. PTI

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday proposed to double the deposit limit for Senior Citizen Savings Scheme to Rs 30 lakh and Monthly Income Account Scheme to Rs 9 lakh.

In her Budget Speech, the minister also announced a new small savings scheme for women.

“The maximum deposit limit for Senior Citizen Savings Scheme will be enhanced from Rs 15 lakh to Rs 30 lakh,” the minister said in her 87-minute long speech. She also proposed that the maximum deposit limit for Monthly Income Account Scheme will be enhanced from Rs 4.5 lakh to Rs 9 lakh for a single account and from Rs 9 lakh to Rs 15 lakh for a joint account.

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Announcing a new ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Mahila Samman Bachat Patra’, Sitharaman said a one-time new small savings scheme, Mahila Samman Savings Certificate, will be made available for a two-year period up to March 2025.

“This will offer deposit facility up to Rs 2 lakh in the name of women or girls for a tenor of 2 years at fixed interest rate of 7.5 per cent with partial withdrawal option,” she said.

The minister also announced to that an integrated IT portal will be established for investors to reclaim unclaimed shares and unpaid dividends from the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority with ease.

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