Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Economic Affairs
F.NO. 2/3/2014.NS-II, DATED 20-1-2015
Subject: Launch of scheme for Girl Child named “Sukanya Samridhhi Account” by Hon’ble Prime Minister – rate of interest reg.
In compliance of announcement by Finance Minister in his Budget Speech 2014-15 the Government of India has introduced a new scheme named “Sukanya Samridhhi Account” vide Notification No.GSR No.863(E), dated 2nd December, 2014. It has been decided to allow 9.1% rate of interest on investments in the scheme during the financial year 2014-15.
This has the approval of Union Finance Minister.
(Rajendra Kumar Thakur)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India