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SUKANYA SAMRIDDHI YOJANA FOR CHILD FOR HER EDUCATION AND MARRIAGE

Government of India Ministry of Finance 
Department of Economic Affairs 

LOK SABHA  

STARRED QUESTION NO.346 
TO BE ANSWERED ON FRIDAY 10TH AUGUST, 2018 
“SUKANYA SAMRIDDHI YOJANA” 

No.346 

SHRI SUNIL KUMAR SINGH 

Will the Minister of FINANCE be please to state:- 
  • the salient features and objectives of the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana  implemented by the Government along with states where this scheme has been implemented; 
  • the amount deposited in the accounts opened under the said Yojana so far, State- wise;
  • whether any accounts have been opened in Chatra, Latehar and Palamu districts of Jharkhand under the said Yojana; and 
  • if so, the details thereof, district-wise?
Sukanya+Samriddhi+Yojana


ANSWER 

FINANCE MINISTER (SHRI PIYUSH GOYAL) 

(a) to (d): A statement is laid on the Table of the House. 

POSITION No.6 
STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO THE LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 346 FOR 10TH AUGUST, 2018 BY SHRI SUNIL KUMAR SINGH REGARDING SUKANYA SAMRIDDHI YOJANA 

(a) Madam, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana was introduced in December, 2014 to cater to the financial requirement of the girl child for her education and marriage. An account under this scheme can be opened in the name of a girl child who is a resident citizen of India and has not attained the age of ten years. The account can be opened with an initial deposit of two hundred and fifty rupees. The account matures on completion of twenty one years from the date of opening. However, the account can be closed before the completion of twenty one years on grounds of intended marriage. Partial withdrawal can be availed for the purpose of higher education on the beneficiary attaining eighteen years of age or passing the tenth standard, whichever is earlier. A higher rate of interest is provided by the Central Government on the balances under this scheme. Presently, it is 8.1%. 

(b), (c) & (d) This scheme is being implemented in the entire country covering all States/UTs. Upto June, 2018, a total of 1,39,85,442 accounts with a total deposit of Rs. 25,979.62 crore have been opened in the country since the introduction of the scheme. State-wise number of accounts opened and amount deposited therein is attached herewith. District-wise data concerning the scheme is not maintained. 

State-wise collection and number of accounts upto June 30, 2018 under Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana since introduction of the scheme
( Rs. in crore)
S.No.
State
Accounts
Amount deposited
1
Andaman and Nicobar
2,327
8.10
2
Andhra Pradesh
7,11,392
1385.21
3
Arunachal Pradesh
12,700
29.49
4
Assam
2,17,728
270.93
5
Bihar
6,01,464
692.44
6
Chandigarh
9,500
41.41
7
Chhatisgarh
3,94,836
504.30
8
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
895
0.97
9
Daman & Diu
1,156
2.43
10
Delhi
2,72,127
1340.58
11
Goa
37,207
70.93
12
Gujarat
4,84,348
1166.94
13
Haryana
4,62,377
1657.32
14
Himachal Pradesh
2,24,028
525.75
15
Jammu & Kashmir
1,45,055
322.38
16
Jharkhand
5,81,408
503.80
17
Karnataka
11,99,310
2126.88
18
Kerala
4,29,616
808.19
19
Lakshadweep
10
0.00
20
Madhya Pradesh
6,24,975
684.55
21
Maharashtra
11,66,040
3249.00
22
Manipur
27,128
39.16
23
Meghalaya
10,072
16.95
24
Mizoram
4,073
4.05
25
Nagaland
5,472
5.33
26
Odisha
5,36,638
830.81
27
Puducherry
8,838
36.42
28
Punjab
3,72,761
1015.10
29
Rajasthan
6,63,158
660.14
30
Sikkim
8,630
18.54
31
Tamil Nadu
15,94,443
2940.01
32
Telangana
4,96,615
1519.46
33
Tripura
25,868
46.17
34
Uttar Pradesh
15,08,668
1288.05
35
Uttarakhand
3,45,041
746.63
36
West Bengal
7,99,538
1421.18
Total
1,39,85,442
25979.62




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