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SSY Calculator

Minimum amount to be invested is ₹250
₹250 ₹1.5 L
Maturity Year
2039
Current Return Rate
7.6%

Amount Invested Vs Return

  • Total Investment
  • Total Value

Total Value

Interest Earned

Tip For You

Increasing Investment percentage annually helps to achieve targets faster. 10% is suggested.

Introduction

The Government of India, as part of its ‘Beti Bachao,
Beti Padhao’ initiative, launched the Sukanya
Samriddhi Yojana
(SSY) in 2015. This savings scheme focuses
on promoting the welfare of girl children in the country.
The scheme offers guaranteed returns combined with tax exemptions on
the maturity amount, including interest accrued. With the help of a
Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana calculator, one can easily estimate the
total investment value at maturity and interest earnings that can be
expected out of the investment. Here, we will explain this
calculator in detail and also share additional information on the
scheme.

Who can use the calculator?

An applicant who satisfies the eligibility conditions
of the Sukanya Samriddhi scheme can make use of the calculator
to estimate returns from the scheme.
The eligibility conditions for Sukanya Samriddhi scheme are:

  1. The girl child’s age should be under 10 years
  2. The girl child should be a resident citizen of India
  3. SSY accounts can be opened for a maximum of two girl
    children per family.

The SSY calculator requires a user to provide his/her
daughter/s age and investment amount to estimate the
investment’s maturity value. The scheme’s minimum investment
amount is Rs. 250 and maximum that can be invested in a
financial year is Rs 1.5 lakhs.

How does the calculator function?

To begin using the calculator, an investor who has
opened the SSY account for his/her girl child must enter the
following information:

  1. Annual investment amount
  2. Year in which investment has started

The maturity year and current interest rate will be
auto-populated in the calculator. Upon entering the
above-mentioned details, the calculator shows the total value of
investment along with the interest earnings on the right-hand
side.

The calculator estimates the approximate maturity
value of the investment made. The scheme attains maturity after
completion of 21 years, starting from the date of account
opening.

Assumptions in the calculator:

  1. Continuity of investment

    As per the conditions of the scheme, an investor must
    continue to deposit every year for 15 years, starting
    from the date of account opening. In this regard, the
    SSY calculator assumes that the user has made all the
    required deposits each year consistently of the same
    amount as entered in the calculator.

  2. Continuity of interest earnings

    The scheme does not require an investor to make any
    deposits between the 15th and 21st year of the scheme
    enrollment. However, one can still earn interest on the
    deposits made earlier. In this regard, the calculator
    considers the interest accrued through all those years.

How can Fisdom’s SSY calculator help you?

Fisdom’s Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana calculator is
specially crafted for those who are planning to invest in the
SSY scheme for their girl child/children. It helps an investor
in ascertaining the investment maturity amount that his/her girl
child can receive once the scheme’s tenure comes to an end.

In any kind of investment, manual computation of
returns can be cumbersome and may involve human errors. With
Fisdom’s SSY calculator, one can get error-free results.

Based on the maturity amount reflected by the
calculator, an investor can determine the amount of regular
contribution that’ll have to be made to reach the desired
maturity amount.

Investors who want to effectively evaluate their SSY
investment and potential returns can plan their investment
portfolio after using the Fisdom Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
calculator.

What are the benefits of using Fisdom’s
Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana calculator?

Fisdom’s Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana calculator has a
number of benefits for an investor. Some of them are listed
below:

  1. SSY calculator provides accurate figures and helps in
    eliminating the possibility of human errors, which generally
    occur in manual calculations.
  2. The calculator helps investors in easily determining the
    interest earnings and the maturity value within a matter of
    a few seconds.
  3. Using this calculator, investors can calculate the maturity
    value of their SSY investment for both monthly and yearly
    contributions.
  4. The calculator results allow an investor to plan finances
    for his/her girl child and help her in achieving certain
    financial goals such as higher education, medical needs,
    career aspirations, marriage, etc.
  5. This easy-to-use online calculator can be used at any time,
    any number of times, and for free.

Conclusion

At maturity, the corpus accumulated in an SSY account
can be withdrawn by the girl child. To withdraw the corpus, the
girl child must furnish, withdrawal application form,
citizenship proof, ID and address proof. Premature withdrawals
are not allowed except for marriage purposes once the girl has
attained 18 years of age.

FAQs

Who can open a Sukanya Samriddhi account?

A parent or guardian can open a SSY account on behalf of his/her girl
child before she has attained 10 years of age.

What if one fails to make timely deposits in Sukanya
Samriddhi account?

In case one fails to make timely deposits in the SSY account, the account
may be considered inactive and a penalty charge of Rs. 50 must be paid
towards revival of the same.

Is there a maximum amount that can be deposited in Sukanya
Samriddhi account?

The maximum amount that can be deposited in an SSY account in a financial
year is Rs. 1.5 lakhs.

Are there any income tax benefits associated with returns
from an SSY account?

Under section 80C, one can claim income tax benefits for investment made
towards an SSY account in a financial year.

Can a Sukanya Samriddhi account be closed before maturity?

In case the account holder meets an untimely death or is undergoing a
treatment for a life-threatening ailment, the SSY account can be closed
before maturity.

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