UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-6

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    Which of the following statement(s) regarding Sukanya Samridhi Yojana is/are not correct?
    1. Under this scheme an account can be opened in the name of girl child over age of 10 years.
    2. The minimum deposit requirement for Sukanya Samridhi Account is 1000 rupees.
    3. The account under this scheme can be opened in authorised branches of Commercial Banks alone.
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  Only 2             

    B)  Only 3            

    C)  2 and 3

    D)  1 and 3

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Government on 22nd January, 2015 launched a small deposit scheme Sukanya Samridhi Yojana for girl child under the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Campaign. This scheme enables parents to open bank accounts of girls, who are under 10 years of age. This account can be opened at any time from the birth of a girl child till she attains the age of 10 years with a minimum deposit of 1000 rupees. The account can be opened in any post office or authorized branches of Commercial Banks.

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