Don’t know which banks allow opening Sukanya Samriddhi Account in India? Then I am sure you will find this list of 28 banks for opening Sukanya Samriddhi Account in 2018. These days many people are transferring SSA from post office to bank due to track things online.
Here is the list of 28 banks in India (considering public and private) where you can open Sukanya Samriddhi Bank Account easily. If you want, you can transfer SSA from post office to bank also.
- Allahabad Bank
- Andhra Bank
- Axis Bank Limited
- BoB – Bank of Baroda
- BoI – Bank of India
- Bank of Maharashtra
- Canara Bank
- CBI – Central Bank of India
- Corporation Bank
- Dena Bank Limited
- ICICI Bank Limited
- IDBI Bank Limited
- Indian Bank
- IOB – Indian Overseas Bank
- OBC – Oriental Bank of Commerce
- P&SB – Punjab & Sind Bank
- PNB – Punjab National Bank
- SBBJ – State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur
- SBI – State Bank of India
- SBH – State Bank of Hyderabad
- SBM – State Bank of Mysore
- SBP – State Bank of Patiala
- SBT – State Bank of Travancore
- Syndicate Bank
- UCO Bank
- Union Bank of India
- United Bank of India
- Vijaya Bank
Note: You can also open SSA account in other banks like HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank which are not mentioned in the initial list of authorized banks. Please check your bank website or call them whether they have enabled the SSA account opening process.
Can Sukanya Samriddhi account be transferred from post office to bank?
Yes, you can easily transfer your Sukanya account from post office to bank. You just visit to your nearest post office and close that account there and collect the original document copy, remaining balance cheque or DD. Then visit to your nearest bank from this list of 28 banks and open a fresh account submitting all these documents.
If you have Sukanya account in the post office, you may not be able to transfer money online. You have to deposit money in your account by visiting post office only. But in the case of banks, one can easily transfer money through net banking facility.
This scheme was launched by our honorable prime minister Shri. Narendra Modi on 22nd January 2015. This is one of the best investment options for your girl child. The main purpose of launching Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme was to save the girl child (Beti Bachao Beti Padao) by ensuring their education & marriage expenses.
Sukanya Samriddhi Account has many good features like it has the highest interest rates of 9.1 % for this financial year 2014-15. Amount deposited in this account will be income tax exempted under section 80C.
What are the documents required for Sukanya Samriddhi account in Bank?
Following are the 3 documents required to open Sukanya Samriddhi account:
- Birth Certificate of the Girl Child having Name on it.
- Identity Proof of the Parent or Legal Guardian.
- Address Proof of the Parent or Legal Guardian.
In case you have any doubt about Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana in the bank, then you can write a comment below and share your doubts. I would love to answer your questions if any.