Why small savings schemes matter
All Indians MatterApril 09, 2021
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Why small savings schemes matter

Ashraf EngineerAshraf EngineerHost

The government slashed interest rates offered by small savings schemes such as the Public Provident Fund and the National Savings Certificate, but hurriedly withdrew after realising it could anger voters in key states such as West Bengal and Tamil Nadu which were going to the polls. Why are these schemes important?

And why are they politically sensitive? Listen to the latest episode of All Indians Matter.