Prize bonds are interest-free lottery bonds provided by the Ministry of Finance. These are a form of security bonds that were initiated in the 1960s for the common man and are still in effect.
The Central Directorate of National Savings organizes the Quarterly Qurandazi of Prize bonds. The bonds that are selected in the Qurandazi are redeemed at a higher price than the original value of the bond. The bonds are available in the following denomination:
- PKR 100
- PKR 200
- PKR 750
- PKR 1500
- PKR 7500
- PKR 15000
- PKR 25000
- PKR 40000
Any number of the above bonds can be purchased by an individual at the following locations:
- SBP BSC (State Bank of Pakistan Banking Services Corporation Bank) office
- National Saving Center offices
- Designated branches of all commercial banks
The prize bonds are sold in sequential order, and each denomination consists of 1000,000 bonds to be sold.
Prize Bond Schedule 2023: Month wise
The Prize bonds are drawn through a draw machine, HODM, usually operated by Special Children. Following is the 2023 schedule of the prize bond draws according to the National Savings website for all bond denominations.
|January||January 16th, 2023||Monday||PKR 750/-||Karachi|
|February||February 15th, 2023||Wednesday||PKR 1500/-||Quetta|
|February 15th, 2023||Wednesday||PKR 100/-||Rawalpindi|
|March||March 10th, 2023||Friday||PKR 40,000/-||Faisalabad|
|March 10th, 2023||Friday||PKR 25,000/-||Hyderabad|
|March 15th, 2023||Wednesday||PKR 200/-||Faislabad|
|April||April 17th, 2023||Monday||PKR 750/-||Peshawar|
|May||May 15th, 2023||Monday||PKR 1500/-||Lahore|
|May 15th, 2023||Monday||PKR 100/-||Multan|
|June||June 12th, 2023||Monday||PKR 40,000/-||Muzaffarabad|
|June 12th, 2023||Monday||PKR 25,000/-||Faisalabad|
|June 15th, 2023||Thursday||PKR 200/-||Quetta|
|July||July 17th, 2023||Monday||PKR 750/-||Rawalpindi|
|August||August 15th, 2023||Tuesday||PKR 1500/-||Peshawar|
|August 15th, 2023||Tuesday||PKR 100/-||Karachi|
|September||September 11th, 2023||Monday||PKR 40,000/-||Quetta|
|September 11th, 2023||Monday||PKR 25,000/-||Sialkot|
|September 15th, 2023||Friday||PKR 200/-||Hyderabad|
|October||October 16th, 2023||Monday||PKR 750/-||Muzafferabad|
|November||November 15thh, 2023||Wednesday||PKR 1500/-||Faisalabad|
|November 15th, 2023||Wednesday||PKR 100/-||Lahore|
|December||December 11th, 2023||Monday||PKR 40,000/-||Karachi|
|December 11th, 2023||Monday||PKR 25,000/-||Rawalpindi|
|December 15th, 2023||Friday||PKR 200/-||Multan|
Use the above schedule to keep a track of all Prize bond Qurandazis, just in case you are the lucky one who wins the prize!
Prize Bond Schedule 2023: Bond wise
The following table lists the draw dates and locations for all the Prize Bonds, according to the value of the bond.
Let’s Get Lucky:
Winning a prize bond is a stroke of luck, it is an investment that can pay dividends if you are lucky. The trick is to start small and work your way up the Prize Bond denomination ladder as you become more experienced at this game. Use this Prize Bond Schedule 2023 to keep track of all the Qrandazis, who knows, it just might be your lucky day!
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