Clarification on Opening of Sukanya Samridhi Yojana Account(SSA)
Clarification regarding opening of Sukanya Samridhi Yojana Account(SSA) received from the customers
Ministry of Finance
Department of Economic Affairs
North Block, New Delhi
Dated : 06.08.2018
Subject: Clarification regarding opening of Sukanya Samridhi Yojana Account(SSA) received from the customers- reg.
The undersigned is directed to refer to 116-57/2016-SB dated 12.07.18 on the subject mentioned above and to state that the eligibility condition for a girl child to be a beneficiary under the SSA is that she must be a Citizen of India as well as a Resident Indian under the Income Tax Act, 1961. Any girl child meeting the above requirements may be treated as eligible for the purpose of opening an account under SSA.
2. This has the approval of competent authority.
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