* Recurring Deposit Accounts: These accounts are opened for saving purpose only. Some fixed amount is deposited at monthly intervals for a pre-fixed term. These accounts generally earn higher interest than Savings Bank Accounts. View salient features of Recurring Deposit accounts in banks. * Fixed Deposit or Term Deposit Accounts: These accounts are opened for investing funds for fixed terms to earn higher interests. Usually deposit for a longer period of time earns higher Interest Rate. The account holders have option of getting periodic payment of interest at monthly/quarterly intervals or re-investing the interest to be paid on maturity with the principal. View salient features of Term / Fixed Deposit Accounts in banks. * Special Bank Term Deposit Scheme - Bank Deposit Scheme under section 80C: This is the only Tax Saving Scheme available with banks. The accounts opened under this scheme are eligible for relief under Section 80C of the Income Tax, Act. View salient features of Bank Deposit Scheme for tax saving. Bank Deposit Schemes for Non-Resident Indians
Following deposit accounts are offered by banks to Non Resident Indians: * Non-Resident External (NRE) Accounts: These Accounts can be opened by Non Resident Indians individually or jointly with other Non Resident Indian(s). The accounts can be opened in Savings Bank, Current Account, Term/Fixed Deposit with monthly/quarterly interest payment or Term/Fixed Deposit with interest reinvestment types. The account holders can grant Power of Attorney to Resident Indians to operate upon their Savings Bank or Current Accounts. The accounts are maintained in Indian Rupees. View salient features of NRE Accounts * Foreign Currency Non Resident (FCNR) Accounts: These Accounts can be opened by Non Resident Indians individually or jointly with other Non Resident Indian(s). The accounts can be opened as Term/Fixed Deposit with the option of monthly/quarterly Interest payment or of re-investing the interest...
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