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Pradhan Mantri Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana - Small Deposit Savings Scheme for a Girl Child

Pradhan Mantri Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
Launch Date22 January 2015
BeneficiariesGirl Child

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.

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One Opinion on “Pradhan Mantri Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana

  1. karanchhabra says:

    Poor people can open savings account in the name of girl child, govt. to provide higher rate of interest for girl’s marriage and study

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