December 31, 2020
Investor Accounts 2,08,96,069
DP Service Centres 31,281
Demat Custody Value 227.51 (₹ Lakh Crore)
(US$ 3114 billion)

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As investors are aware, NSDL has launched SMS Alert facility for demat account holders whereby investors can receive alerts for debits (transfers) to their demat accounts and for credits in respect of corporate actions for IPO and offer for sale. These alerts are sent to those account holders who have provided their mobile numbers to their Depository Participants (DPs). No charge is levied by NSDL on DPs for providing this facility to investors.

Since the launch of the SMS alert facility on September 1, 2007 till October 31, 2007, more than 2.3 million SMSs have been sent and more than 1.7 million investors have registered their mobile numbers with their DPs.

VFC Securities Private Limited has been made operational as a DP on October 8, 2007. It will conduct its depository operations from Mumbai. The DP Id allotted is IN303374.

This takes the total number of operational DPs to 250 and the total number of operational DPM set-ups to 328.

Consequent to the change in name of the following DPs, the Securities and Exchange Board of India has granted certificate of registration to the following DPs as Participant of NSDL:

Old Name New Name DP Id
Equi-Derive India Private Limited SSD Securities Private Limited IN303323
Niche Brokerage Pvt. Ltd. India Capital Markets Pvt. Ltd. IN302390

The following DP has subscribed to the SPEED-e facility of NSDL in the month of October 2007:

  • BOI Shareholding Limited

Clients of the above mentioned DP can now avail of the facility of submitting various instructions through SPEED-e facility.

This takes the total number of DPs who have subscribed to SPEED-e to 75.

As investors are aware, IDeAS facility was made mandatory for all the DPs in May 2007. It is an internet based facility for viewing latest balances and transactions during last 30 days. Those clients who wish to avail of this facility should contact their DPs for more details about IDeAS or visit at

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