In the decision on recommendations of Committee for comprehensive Review of National Small Savings Fund (NSSF) dated 11th November, 2011, It has also been decided that the commission on Small Savings to Post Office Agents will be changed as detailed below :-
- Payment of commission on PPF schemes (1%) and Senior Citizens Savings Scheme (0.50%) will be discontinued.
- Agency Commission under all other schemes (except Mahila Pradhan Kshetriya Bachat Yojna (MPKBY) will be reduced from existing 1% to 0.50%.
- Commission at existing rate of 4% will continue for Mahila Pradhan Kshetriya Bachat Yojana agents.
- Incentives, if any, paid by the State/UT Governments will be reduced from the commission paid by the Central government.