Government Prize Bonds Scheme in Pakistan

Prize Bonds are bearer type of security available in the denominations of Rs.100, Rs.200, Rs.750, Rs.1,500, Rs.7,500, Rs.15,000, Rs.25,000 and Rs.40,000. These bonds are issued in series. Each series consist of one less than 1,000,000 bonds. No fixed return is paid but prize draws are held on quarterly basis. The draws are held under common draw method and the number of prizes are same for each series. It means that if 50 series of Rs.200 Prize Bond are in circulation. Then on each draw we have 50 winners of 1st prize and 250 winners of 2nd Prize and so on. The number and amount of prizes on various denomination of prize bonds for each series is shown in the following table:

First Prize
2nd Prize
3rd Prize
Denomination
No of
Prizes
Winning
Amount (Rs)
No of
Prizes
Winning
Amount (Rs)
No of
Prizes
Winning
Amount (Rs)
Prize Bond RS. 100/-
01
700,000
03
200,000
1,199
 1,000
Prize Bond RS. 200/-
01
750,000
05
250,000
2,394
 1,250
Prize Bond RS. 750/-
01
 1,500,000
03
 500,000
1,696
 9,300
Prize Bond RS. 1,500/-
01
 3,000,000
03
1,000,000
1,696
 18,500
Prize Bond RS. 7,500/-
01
15,000,000
03
5,000,000
1,696
93,000
Prize Bond RS. 15,000/-
01
30,000,000
03
 10,000,000
1,696
185,000
Prize Bond RS. 25,000/-
01
50,000,000
03
 15,000,000
1,696
312,000
Prize Bond RS. 40,000/-
01
75,000,000
03
25,000,000
1,696
500,000