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Post Office MIS: Deposit one lakh in lump sum, guaranteed income of Rs 550 every month

POMIS: If you want to invest for 5 years and want guaranteed income every month, then the Post Office Monthly Income Scheme is a better option for you.

Post Office Monthly Income Scheme: Post Office Monthly Income Scheme (Post Office MIS) is a government small savings scheme, which gives investors an opportunity to earn a fixed amount every month. Market volatility has no effect on this investment. Being a post office scheme, your money remains safe in this. You have to invest only once in the Monthly Income Scheme account. This scheme is of 5 years, which can be extended further for 5-5 years. After 5 years you start getting guaranteed monthly income.

How is the amount coming into the monthly account determined?
In this scheme of post office, an annual interest of 6.6 percent is available. Its maturity period is 5 years i.e. after 5 years you will start getting guaranteed monthly income. If you deposit one lakh rupees in lump sum, then after 5 years at 6.6 percent annual interest rate, the total interest on this amount will be Rs 6600. This amount will be distributed over the 12 months of the year. In this way, the interest per month will be around Rs 550. In this way, you can earn Rs 550 every month.

The account will be
opened in only 1000 rupees, under the Post Office Monthly Income Scheme, the account can be opened for only 1000 rupees. Any person who has completed 18 years of age can open the account. Post Office MIS has the facility to open both single and joint accounts. A person can open an account with a maximum of 3 account holders simultaneously.

Maximum how much can be invested
In Post Office MIS, a maximum of Rs 4.5 lakh can be invested through a single account while a maximum amount of Rs 9 lakh can be invested through a joint account.

What are the conditions of the scheme
One condition of opening this account is that you cannot withdraw your deposit before 1 year. On the other hand, if you withdraw it before the completion of its maturity period i.e. between 3 to 5 years, then 1 percent of the principal amount will be returned after deducting it. On the other hand, if you withdraw money on completion of the maturity period, then you will get all the benefits of the scheme.

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