General Information:

Small Savings Agents play vital role in Small Savings collection. At present there are 3 kinds of Agencies.

Standardised Agency System, (SAS)

Mahila Pradhan Kshetriya Bachat Yojana, (MPKBY)

Agents (Public Provident Fund) , (PPF)

Standardised Agency System:

These agents canvass deposits in Small Savings scrips like National Savings Certificate VIII issue (NSC- VIII issue), Post office Time Deposit (POTD), Post Office Monthly Income Scheme (POMIS), SCSS). All Collectors, P.A.(SS &R) to Collectors, BDOs, Thasildars etc. in respect of Districts and Dy. Director of Small Savings, Corporation of Chennai in respect of Chennai city are the appointing authority of SAS agents. At present there are 7507 numbers of SAS agents in Tamilnadu.

Commission payable details:

SL.
No.
AGENCY Schemes
can be
canvassed
Rate of
Commn.by
G.O.I.
Rate of
Incentive by State
Govt.
No. of agents
1. SAS NSC    0.5 % Nill (No State Govt.Incentive from 01.04.2012) 7378
       POMIS 0.5 % Nill (No State Govt.Incentive from 01.04.2012)   
      KVP 0.5 % Nill (No State Govt.Incentive from 01.04.2012)  
 

 

POTD        Nill (No State Govt.Incentive from 01.04.2012)        
    1 yr. 0.5 % Nill (No State Govt.Incentive from 01.04.2012)  
    2 yr. 0.5 % Nill (No State Govt.Incentive from 01.04.2012)       
    3 yr.  0.5 % Nill (No State Govt.Incentive from 01.04.2012)      
      5 yr.  0.5 % Nill (No State Govt.Incentive from 01.04.2012)          
    SCSS Nil Nill (No State Govt.Incentive from 01.04.2012)  


SAS Agents are appointed by BDOs,PO(SS) to Collector and district Collectors concerned.In respect of Chennai City,the Assistant Director of Small Savings in Small savings wing,Chennai Corporation is appointing the SAS agents.

Public Provident Fund:

These agents canvass deposits only in Public Provident Fund Scheme. The District Collectors and P.A. ( SS & R) to Collectors, Deputy Directors of Small Savings, Corporation of Chennai  are the appointing authority of PPF agent in Tamilnadu. At present there are 545 numbers of PPF agents in Tamilnadu

SL.
No.
AGENCY Schemes
can be
canvassed
Rate of
Commn.by
G.O.I.
Rate of
Incentive  by State Govt.
No. of agents
1. PPF PPF Nil Nil 545


Mahila Pradhan Kshetriya Bachat Yojana:

These agents canvass deposits in Post Office Recurring Deposits Scheme (PORD). Only women are eligible to become MPKBY agent. All Collectors, in respect of Districts and Dy. Director of Small Savings, Corporation of Chennai in respect of Chennai city are the appointing authority of MPKBY agents. At present there are 23082 numbers of MPKBY agents in Tamilnadu

SL.
No.
AGENCY Schemes
can be
canvassed
Rate of
Commn.by
G.O.I.
Rate of
Incentive by State Govt.
No. of agents
1. MPKBY PORD 4 % NILL 23082

Note: The GOI commn. is being paid at the respective post office and incentive is payable by Commissioner Corporation of Chennai in the Chennai city and the collectors within respective districts.

 
The District-Wise Agents upto December 2016 is as follows :

Sl.No.

DISTRICT  

     No. of agents as on  date  

SAS MPKBY PPF TOTAL
1 Ariyalur 4 104 2 110
2 Chennai 747 571 19 1337
3 Coimbatore 383 1131 0 1514
4 Cuddalore 71 297 0 368
5 Dharmapuri 23 313 0 336
6 Dindugul 115 1026 14 1155
7 Erode 435 879 6 1320
8 Kancheepuram 625 1333 6 1964
9 Kanyakumari 128 708 0 836
10 Karur 35 267 0 302
11 Krishnagiri 72 400 0 472
12 Madurai 432 325 0 757
13 Nagapattinam 86 263 0 349
14 Namakkal 117 764 1 882
15 Perambalur 7 180 2 189
16 Pudukkottai 37 348 0 385
17 Ramanathapuram 54 330 0 384
18 Salem 142 611 0 753
19 Sivagangai 174 754 3 931
20 Thanjavur 177 440 17 634
21 Theni 62 531 0 593
22 The Nilgris 41 142 0 183
23 Tiruchy 381 1102 9 1492
24 Tirunelveli 167 801 0 968
25 Thiruvallur 38 153 1 192
26 Thiruvarur 14 200 0 214
27 Thiruvannamalai 36 368 0 404
28 Thiruppur 79 419 4 502
29 Toothukudi 125 353 0 478
30 Vellore 900 1916 11 2827
31 Villupuram 24 268 0 292
32 Virudhunagar 47 460 0 507
  Total 5778 17757 95 23630