| Interest Rates on Deposits|
March 5, 1997
All State/Central Co-operative Banks
Interest Rates on Deposits
It has been brought to our notice that some banks, while soliciting deposits from the public, have resorted to highlighting only the compounded yield on term deposits without indicating the actual rate of simple interest offered by the bank for the particular period of the deposits. As this is likely to mislead the customers, the banks should in any advertisement and literature soliciting deposits indicate the simple rate of interest per annum for the period of the deposit.
2. The banks are advised to follow these instructions scrupulously.
3. Please acknowledge receipt to the concerned Regional Office.
Addl. Chief General Manager