List of Authorized Banks for Sukanya Samriddhi Account

List of Authorized Banks for Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana

Almost two months have passed since Sukanya Samriddhi Account, SSA, Yojana was launched in India and we can see lot of enthusiasm among people for this scheme.  The Reserve Bank of India has already issued a list of authorized banks that would be opening SSA as a service; however, banks are not yet sure on how to proceed.  Moreover, there are lots of people who are searching for a list of banks that would be dealing in Sukanya Samriddhi Account.

List of Authorized Banks for Sukanya Samriddhi Account

The list of authorized banks include almost all public sector banks along with few private banks like ICICI bank and Axis Bank.  As per directions from RBI, following banks would be working under guidance from Central Account Section for appropriate arrangements to make sure that Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana transactions are started with immediate effect.

Authorized Banks for Sukanya Samriddhi Account

  • State Bank of India (SBI)
  • State Bank of Mysore (SBM)
  • State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH)
  • State Bank of Travancore (SBT)
  • State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur (SBBJ)
  • State Bank of Patiala (SBP)
  • Vijaya Bank
  • United Bank of India
  • Union Bank of India
  • UCO Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • Punjab national bank (PNB)
  • Punjab & Sind Bank (PSB)
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC)
  • Indian Overseas Bank (IOB)
  • Indian Bank
  • IDBI Bank
  • ICICI Bank
  • Dena Bank
  • Corporation Bank
  • Central Bank of India (CBI)
  • Canara Bank
  • Bank of Maharashtra (BOM)
  • Bank of India (BOI)
  • Bank of Baroda (BOB)
  • Axis Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Allahabad Bank

As of now, the list include the above mentioned banks and post offices, however, since the scheme is a floating scheme, we can expect few more additions and changes to the list, from year to year.

In most of these banks, you can walk up to the concerned officials with relevant documents and get Sukanya Samriddhi Account opened under your girl child’s name.  You can either take along the form which you have downloaded from internet or get the form from the bank itself and duly fill it to open the account.

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  1. Can Sukanya Samridhi A/ c be opened with Passport as ID as well as address proof of girl child

  2. Sir,
    I don’t see Hdfc listed, but when I visited Hdfc they too have listed it on their bank website. So is it safe to open SSY on hdfc ?

  3. Hello Sir, I’ve opened Sukanya account on post office. But unfortunately there is no online transaction system. Pls do the needful.

    i opened two ssa a/c in my daughters name and deposit money thr post office . now wish to deposit thr online . i have an account with union bank of india .how i can do the txn by online thr ubi?


      post office does not have any online facility. You will have to transfer you account to any of the banks that have online facility.

  5. Hi Sir

    I have my daughter birth certificate of her name on it, But she is having aadhar card by some dummy name, since we had finalized her name on birth certificate.

    Can we open on that basis.

  6. deposit ssa account on PNB , but doesn’t give statement after several request kindly confirm

  7. Under this scheme, if the money is donated for a poor family’s daughter, will the donor get the tax benefit ?