PM Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is a small savings deposit scheme for girl children to ensure that the female child is not a burden and liability on the family. This scheme aims to secure the future of girl child and was launched as a part of the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao mission. Parents can save small amount for their female children from their earnings which will be returned on attaining the age of 21 years with maximum interest rate. Parents can utilize this money for the marriage of the girls or for their higher studies. Maximum of 2 girls from a single family can avail scheme benefits and account of girls can be opened from her birth till the age of 10 years. Deposits needs to be made in the name of minor girl child.
|Launch Date||22 January 2015|