Are you a risk averse investor? Are you looking at investing in some debt instrument? Are you done with your tax saving investments and have also exhausted your PPF limits? You do not want regular income and don’t mind locking your money to earn double returns.
Then Kisan Vikas Patra can be a an instrument where you can invest. While the name suggests that only a farmer can invest money in Kisan Vikas Patra it is not the case. Anyone wishing to invest money at safe places can go for Kisan Vikas Patra.
Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) is a saving instrument that provides interest income similar to bonds. The KVP is a safe investment tool, as it is backed by the Government of India. The principal is assured and hence it is a safe avenue for investing your money. With low interest rate regime, such saving instruments are in limelight again. KVP is available at all Head Post Offices and authorized post offices throughout India.