Answered on March 15,2019
These are the benefits of Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana account
- This account is 100% tax free.
- We will get exemptions for the deposited amount in this account under section 80c of Income Tax Act.
- High interest rate is another benefit (8.5%)
- There is a lock-in period for this account. ie; the account is matured only after 21 years.
- It is similar to the Public Provident Fund (PPF).
- My daughter birth certificate had no name when we got it from the hospital. Now I am applying for sukanya samriddhi Yojana in the post office. We need birth certificate in her name. How to get it done? Now is it possible to re-issue a new birth certificate with the name? How soon we can get it? Write Answer
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