Sukanya Samriddhi Account in PNB (Punjab National Bank). Punjab National Bank (PNB) is the first bank to roll out the Sukanya Samriddhi scheme. Finally we got the long awaited answer of how to open Sukanya Samriddhi Account in bank. This scheme is available to 1604 PNB branches across India.
Almost 2 months back, on 11 March RBI has sent a circular to all the heads of the authorised banks with the clear guidelines to open the account. But till now no other bank has actually started to operate the SSA account. Many people has visited the bank branches & returned with disappointment. As PNB has initiated the process of opening the SSA account, we can hope that other banks also will start operating the account very soon.
How to open Sukanya Samriddhi Account in PNB (Punjab National Bank)?
You can get all the necessary information in the Sukanya Samriddhi Account in PNB (Punjab National Bank) page. Check the Public Provident Fund & Govt. Saving Scheme under Government Business Products & Services. Click on the Sukanya Samriddhi Deposit Account, which will take you to the Features page. You can also check this detailed article about Sukanya Samriddhi Account features published in this site earlier.
PNB Branches to Open Sukanya Samriddhi Account
Though PNB has allowed its 1604 branches to open the Sukannya account, but till now the list has not yet declared. But PNB has provided a centralised customer care number. One can dial the PNB customer care number to get the address of the nearest branch.
PNB – Schemes for Women
PNB is already offering various schemes for women. Few of them are
- PNB Mahila Udyam Nidhi Scheme
- PNB Mahila Samridhi Yojna
- Scheme For Financing Creches
- PNB Kalyani Card Scheme
- PNB Mahila Sashaktikaran Abhiyan
With the launch of Sukanya Samriddhi Account, the bank has kept another milestone towards women safety & empowerment. If anyone has visited the PNB bank to open Sukanya Samriddhi Account, please share your experience here.