Green Deposits

Features & Benefits

Green deposits

Now you can contribute to the environment while you invest your money!


Federal Bank is glad to introduce Green Deposits, a fixed deposit for a specific tenure, where the amount deposited by you will be used for lending to renewable energy projects, green building projects and projects in smart agri, water or waste management projects etc.

 

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The deposit is offered at special rates 
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By investing in Green deposits, you would become part of the ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) framework
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Deposit funds will be utilized for lending towards environment friendly projects
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Nomination facility is available 

How to Invest ?

  • You can invest in Green Deposit either via online or offline mode
  • Please visit FedNet/FedMobile to open deposit online and select the period as 72 Months and 30 Days
  • If you do not have online banking facility activated, please visit your branch for opening the deposit
  • Open Green deposit through our mobile banking application FedMobile.

 

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Who can Invest ?

Resident or NRI

  • Individuals
  • Individuals jointly with other Individuals
  • Guardian for Minor Individuals 
  • HUF
  • Sole Proprietary concerns
  • Clubs/Associations
  • Firms
  • Joint stock companies
  • Any other entity not prohibited by RBI

TDS and PAN

  • In the case of Fixed Deposits, applicable TDS will be deducted periodically from the interest credited to operative account/ term deposit
  • Income tax will be deducted as per the law applicable and if the depositor‘s total income including the interest earned on deposit does not come under the purview of income tax, 15H/15G has to be submitted by the depositor to the branch after opening the term deposit and at the beginning of the Financial Year in the subsequent Financial Years
  • With effect from 01 July 2011, for opening term deposit exceeding Rs. 50,000/- with the Bank, it is mandatory to quote Permanent Account Number (PAN) of the customers or submit Form 60/61, duly signed
  • In the absence of PAN, Form 15G/H and other exemption certificates will be invalid even if submitted & penal TDS will be applicable.
  • As per section 206AA introduced by Finance (No. 2) Act, 2009 effective April 01, 2010, every person who receives income on which TDS is deductible shall furnish his PAN, failing which TDS shall be deducted at the rate of 20% in case of Domestic deposits
  • Kindly visit your Federal Bank branch with your PAN card (original & copy) to get the same updated on the bank accounts.

Frequently Asked Questions - Green Deposits

What is a Green Deposit?

Green Deposit is a unique Fixed Deposit designed to give returns to you and Planet Earth. Funds received through Green Deposits will be deployed for environment friendly projects. While saving for your future, you can participate to save our earth too !

 

What is the importance of Green Deposit in Financial System?

Bank has already put in place ‘The Environmental and Social Management System Policy’ for all loans extended by Bank. As an environmentally mindful and socially responsible institution, Federal Bank is also committed to build a green portfolio. Many customers are now consciously choosing to invest their money that support the ‘Green’ cause. Bank is coming out with a Green Deposit Scheme to fulfil such customer interests and augment our efforts to build a green portfolio.

 

What is the tenure of Federal Bank Green Depost?

Tenure of Federal Bank Green Deposit is 2222 days.

What is the Eligibility for Green Deposit?

The following people are eligible to open a Federal Bank Green Deposits account - 

  • Individuals 
  • Individuals with other individuals for a joint account 
  • Minors under guardians 
  • Firms 
  • Joint Stock Companies 
  • HUF 
  • Any other organization not prohibited by RBI 

 

What is the key feature of a Green Deposit?

The investment in Green Deposit will go towards financing eligible businesses and projects that promote the transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient, and sustainable economy. 

What is the interest rate on Green Deposits?

To view the interest rates on Green Deposits, please click here. 

Does Federal Bank Green Deposits offer a nomination facility?
Yes, nomination facility is available for Federal Bank Green Deposits.

Can I open my Federal Bank Green Deposits offline?
Yes, you can open your Federal Bank Green Deposits offline by visiting any of our branches.