What are the different ways in which I can save tax?

I plan to invest money around Rs 20,000 to save from Tax. What are the options available for me. I have already invested money in LIC policy. But now I’m left with some more money to invest. Some of the options I have come across are
1. National Savings Certificate
2. PPF account
3. Fixed Deposit

I’m not interested in MF or ELSS

i wanted to invest rs 5000 in mutual fund?

i wanted to invest rs 5000 in mutual fund so which co. will b better to invest by ur opinion.SUGGEST ME SOME WAYS WHICH WILL BE BETTER FOR ME TO INVEST MY MONEY OR EITHER GIVE SOME SITE NAME FROM WHICH IT CAN HELP ME TO INVEST MY MONEY