National Savings achieves target of Rs 375 Bn by June 25


The Central Directorate of National Savings (CDNS) has accomplished an assortment net objective of Rs 375 billion in the current fiscal year by June 25. 

CDNS has set Rs 352 billion yearly target for the year 2019-20 when compared/j with Rs 350 billion for the earlier year’s 2018-19 to improve savings and to promote saving, according to a senior official of CDNS. The directorate has likewise reconsidered and expanded the gross objective of Rs1570 billion for the year 2019-20, he said. 

The senior official said because of the justification of CDNS certificate rates, the directorate had gathered a bigger number of savings than anticipated, accordingly CDNS overhauled its objective upward from Rs 224 to 324 billion for FY 2018-19.

The profit rates on ‘Shuhada Family Welfare Account’ also reduced from 10.32 to new rates of 9.84% applicable from June 02 of this year.

The profit rates on ‘Defense Savings Certificates’ (DSC) was also reduced from 8.54 to 8.05% and interest rates on ‘Regular Income Certificates’ also downwards 8.28 to 7.44% according to the current market situation.

The profit rates on Special Savings Certificates (Registered)/Accounts was also reduced on all three categories of certificates from 1-5 Profit 8.00 to 7.10% , 6th Profit 8.60% 7.40 percent and Average 8.10 to 7.15% by June 02 , 2020.

Short Term Savings Certificates profit rates also reduced on different categories on month on month bases by 3-Months from 7.80 to 7.72 , on 6-Months certificates 7.50 to 7.36 percent and on 12-Months slightly increased from 6.95 to 7.30%.

The profit rates on Savings Account (SA) had also been reduced from 7.00 to 6.50%.