Rate of Interest on GPF during the year 2017-18
Update: General Provident Fund Interest Rates
GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
FINANCE DEPARTMENT (Audit) BRANCH
WRITERS’ BUILDINGS, KOLKATA – 700 001
No. 1759-F(J)-W.B. Dated: Kolkata, the 3rd May, 2017.
The Governor is pleased to decide that during the period from 01.04.2017 to 30.06.2017, accumulation at the credit of the subscribers to General Provident Fund and other similar funds under the administrative control of the Government of West Bengal shall carry interest at the rate of 7.9% (seven point nine) per annum. The rate will be in force during this financial year for the period from 01.04.2017 to 30.06.2017. The funds concerned are
i) General Provident Fund (West Bengal Service).
ii) Contributory Provident Fund (West Bengal).
iii) Provident Funds maintained under the West Bengal Non-Government Educational Institutions and Local Authorities (CPFE) Act, 1983.
iv) Any other Provident Fund maintained under State Account with the approval of this Government.
2. Ordered that the resolution be forwarded to all Departments of the Government of West Bengal and published in Kolkata Gazette.
By order of the Governor,
Sd/- B.C. Ranjan
Joint Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal
No. 1759-F dated 03.05.2017, Source
Finance, Provident Fund