Franklin India Taxshield Fund (Equity, Equity Elss)

Moderately High
20 yrs 10 monthsStarted on:10 Apr 1999
₹ 4123.88 Cras on: 17 Jan 2020
Long Term Horizon
Capital Appreciation

Minimum Investment

  • ₹ 500.00 for Lumpsum

Investment Objective

The scheme seeks medium to long term growth of capital, with income tax rebate. The scheme invests in equities and there is an exposure to PSU Bonds and debentures and Money Market instruments.

Exit Load

w.e.f 03/08/2009 Entry Load - NIL; Exit Load: Nil

Scheme Documents

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TenureReturns (CAGR)
1 Month2.76
3 Month5.52
1 YR8.11
2 YR1.77
3 YR9.14

SIP Returns

TenureReturns (CAGR)
1 YR11.06
2 YR6.08
3 YR5.76
5 YR7.37
10 YR12.36


Company Name% Assets
Axis Bank Ltd.9.32
HDFC Bank Ltd.7.19
ICICI Bank Ltd.5.4
Infosys Ltd.5.09
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.4.39
Grasim Industries Ltd.3.75
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.3.75
Bharti Airtel Ltd.3.37
Hindalco Industries Ltd.2.91
National Thermal Power Corp. Ltd.2.91

Top Sectoral Holdings

Sector Name% Assets


Portfolio turnover ratio17.55
Standard Deviation11.62%
Sharpe Ratio0.36

R Janakiraman,Lakshmikanth Reddy

Mr. Janakiraman is a B.E and PGDM (Business Management).Mr. Reddy is a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University, Hyderabad and also holds a PGDM from IIM-A.
Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments, he has worked with Indian Syntans Inv. Pvt. Ltd., Citicorp Information Tech Ltd. and UTI Securities Exchange Ltd.Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund he was associated with ICICI Pru Life Insurance Company Ltd. as Head-Equity (Jun 2004-Feb 2016), HSBC Capital Markets as Equity analyst (Apr 2003-May 2004), ABN Amro Asia Equities as Equity Analyst (Feb 2000-Mar 2003), UTI as Buy Side Analyst (Jun 1997-Feb 2000) and Crompton Greaves as Design Executive (Aug 1993-Jun 1995).