Consider the following statements with respect to the Sukanya Samridhi Account:
1. This scheme is only for first girl child.
2. Account in the name of girl child of age upto 10 years can be opened up in any public sector bank.
3. Minimum Rs 1000 and maximum 1,50000 can be deposited to this account per year.
4. The scheme would mature on completion of 18 years from the date of opening of the account.
Which of the above is / are correct statements?

Answer: [D] Only 2 and 4

Under Sukanya Samridhi Account scheme: Accounts can be opened for two girl children only except if the depositor has twin girls as second birth or if the first birth itself results into three girl children. The scheme would mature on completion of 21 years from the date of opening of the account. Deposits can be made till completion of 14 years of the girl.

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