SBI Public Provident Fund withdrawal: Is premature withdrawal from SBI PPF account allowed?
SBI Public Provident Fund withdrawal: PPF account holders with SBI will have to at least maintain account for six years; In SBI PPF account, premature withdrawal of money is allowed only after the account holder completes six years
SBI Public Provident Fund withdrawal: Are you planning to open a Public Provident Fund (PPF) with the State Bank of India (SBI) and want to know the terms and conditions for opening the account? It is always advisable to go to the website for any information or to the bank branch to clear all doubts. But, we can give you an overview of SBI PPF account withdrawal for your benefit?
One of the questions that the potential subscribers of SBI PPF account have is if they can withdraw the amount prematurely and also what happens to the money if the subscriber wants to discontinue the account.
The answer to this is that the account holder will have to at least maintain his account for six years. The SBI allows premature withdrawal of money only after the account holder completes six years with the account.
Some other features of the PPF account
-- The SBI allows investment limits of a minimum of Rs 500 to open the account. The maximum limit for the PPF deposit is Rs 150000 per annum.
-- The original duration of the lock-in period for a PPF account is 15 years. Thereafter, on application by the subscriber, it can be extended for 1 or more blocks of 5 years each.
-- The rate of interest is determined by Central Government on a quarterly basis. At present, it is 7.90% per annum with effect from 01.10.2019 as per the SBI website. Visit the website for more details https://sbi.co.in/web/personal-banking/investments-deposits/govt-schemes....
-- Loans and withdrawals are permitted depending upon the age of the account and balances as on the specified dates.
-- Income Tax benefits are available under Sec 88 of IT Act.
-- Nomination facility is available in the name of one or more persons. The shares of nominees may also be defined by the subscriber.
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-- The account can be transferred to other branches/ other banks or Post Offices and vice versa upon request by the subscriber. The service is free of charge.
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