What is the National Savings Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSA)?

Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSA) is an account under the government scheme called Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY).

It is a special government scheme for the benefit of the girl child.


It is a high interest guaranteed return investment scheme, especially for the girl child.

This scheme is a part of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana.

The Sukanya Samriddhi Account can be opened by parents of a girl child below ten years of age.

You can invest in this scheme for 21 years or until your daughter gets married after 18 years of age.

Next section will tell us about characteristics of Sukanya Samriddhi Account

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