The Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana launched by the Belgaum Post Department is getting a large response and under this scheme, 60,931 people have opened Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana accounts in the Belgaum Post Department from 2015 to 30 November 2022. Due to this, the Belgaum Postal Department has received crores of revenue.
Under the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, one can pay from 250 rupees monthly to 1 lakh 50 thousand rupees annually. Due to the Sukanya Yojana, the Belgaum Post Office has prospered and 227 people have opened accounts during the nine month period from March 1, 2022 to November 30, 2022. This scheme encourages the parents of a newborn girl child to save money for her education and marriage.
The number of depositors is increasing day by day as the deposit is getting more interest through this scheme, the savings are more secure and this scheme is getting good response. To attract depositors, Department of Post has launched Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana and this scheme is getting more than expected response. Along with this scheme becoming more and more popular, more interest is being given on the deposit so that girls can benefit financially through this scheme.
The account of this scheme runs from 0 to 18 years of age of the girl child. Account opening is allowed only till 10th year of girl child. Account has to be opened by paying Rs.250. It is necessary to pay the amount in the account till the age of 18 years of the girl child. 50 percent of the amount is allowed for education and marriage till the age of 21 years. Account can be closed after 21 years. If the girl unfortunately dies in the meantime, her parents can withdraw this amount at any time. Although you can invest from Rs 250 per month, the lower the amount, the lower the return and interest.
The key features of Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is that the rate of interest under this scheme is 7.6 percent. 50 percent of the amount can be withdrawn for higher education and marriage after the girl reaches 18 years of age. Your account in the scheme can be closed not only after 21 years but also premature closure after 18 years. There is no restriction on the frequency of deposits. No more documents are required to open an account under Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana. Only birth certificate of girl child, Aadhaar card of mother or father and two photographs are required.
Belgaum Postal Division covers a total of five talukas and from 2015 to 30 November 2022, 60,931 people have opened Sukanya Yojana accounts. Some villages in Khanapur have been declared as Sukanya Samriddhi. Getting good response. The Post is also raising awareness of this in a big way. Information about this scheme and account opening is being given in every office in Belgaum Postal Division.