One should invest between 1st and 5th of every month in order to earn maximum interest from his PPF account.
The interest in PPF account is calculated every month and it is calculated on lowest balance in the account between 5th and last day of the month so if you deposit on/before the 5th of a month, you will earn interest for that month also.
For those subscribers who are interested to deposit lump sum amount, the ideal way to maximize the interest earning would be to invest Rs. 1.5 lakh (the maximum investible amount in a financial year) at one go on/before 5th of April every year.
For them who want to deposit some amount every month, should not forget to deposit the amount on/before 5th of each month to get maximum interest.
2017 February 24 is a bank holiday in Chandigarh due to Mahashivratri.
2017 February 27 is a bank holiday in Sikkim due to Losar.
2017 March 03 is a bank holiday in Mizoram due to Chapchar Kut.
2017 March 12 is a bank holiday in Jammu And Kashmir due to Holi (Jammu Province Only).