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As per the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ programme of the Government, the Department of Posts will open one crore Saving Accounts in the Post Offices with a minimum ammount of Rs. 1,000 and maximum of Rs. 1.5 lakh. ‘The Sukanya Samridhi Account’ can be   opened for the girl child till the age of 10.

This is announced by Communications Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad yesterday.