The PPF account holder needs to deposit the minimum amount of Rs 500 every year in the PPF account to keep the account active. If he misses depositing Rs. 500/- in any financial year, his PPF account will become inactive.
Following facilities cannot be availed by the PPF account holder, if his PPF account is inactive:
In order reactivate the inactive PPF account, the PPF account holder has to pay a penalty of Rs. 50/- per year for all those years during which the account was inactive along with the arrears of minimum subscription of Rs. 500/- for each such year.
After the revival of account, the interest will be calculated on the balance held in the account at time of revival.
2018 October 24 is a bank holiday in Andaman And Nicobar Island due to Lakshmi Puja/Maharshi Valmiki Jayanthi.
2018 October 27 is a bank holiday in Himachal Pradesh due to Karva Chauth.
2018 October 31 is a bank holiday in Sikkim due to Lhabab Duechen.
2018 November 01 is a bank holiday in Karnataka due to Kannada Rajyostsava/Kut.
2018 November 06 is a bank holiday in Andaman And Nicobar Island due to Diwali Amavasaya (Laxmi Pujan).
2018 November 06 is a bank holiday in Arunachal Pradesh due to Kali Puja/Diwali/Naraka Chaturdashi.