Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is a scheme initiated for the girl child. It is enabled as a small deposit for their welfare. This scheme was launched on 22 January 2015 by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi under the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign’.
Beneficiaries can open an account at any Post office in India or branch of any authorized commercial banks to avail of this scheme. The scheme currently provides an interest rate of 7.6% and additional tax benefits. The scheme comes with a guaranteed maximum tax benefit of Rs 1.5 lakh. This benefit is provided under section 80C of the Income-tax Act. Additionally, the interest provided and maturity amount are free from all taxes. This tax benefit is why the scheme has become so popular.
Apply for the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY)
You can obtain the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) Application Form for a new account at any nearby post office or public/private sector bank that participated in the scheme. Alternately, you can also download the SSY New Account Application Form from the official website of RBI. Know complete details on Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) here.
Download Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana Application Form Online 2021
Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana Application Form can be downloaded from the below-given sources:
- The Reserve Bank of India Website
- The India Post Website
- Individual websites of public sector banks (SBI, PNB, BoB, etc.)
- Websites of participating private sector banks (e.g. ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, and HDFC Bank)
While there may be various sources for downloading the SSY application form, but the categories in the form will be the same, no matter the source.