An Interest of 9.2% shall be allowed on Sukanya Samridhi Account for financial year 2015-16. The government announced this rate today. This account shall earn 0.5% higher interest than PPF a/c which earns 8.7% interest. The government therefore is really encouraging people to go for this scheme.
Investments in Sukanya Samridhi account are eligible for deduction under section 80C. Interest and withdrawals are tax exempt.
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