Monday, February 4, 2019

Eligibility criteria for opening of SSA Account in Post Offices [Clarification]

Clarification on opening of Sukanya Samriddhi Account in Post Offices has received from Ministry of Finance against the query raised by the customer.

The eligibility condition for Girl child to be a beneficiary under SSA is that she must be a Citizen of India as well as Resident Indian under the Income Tax Act, 1961. Any girl child meet the above requirements may be treated as eligible for the purpose of opening of an account under SSA Scheme.
Ministry of Finance F.No.1/3/2018-NS dated 06.08.2018

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