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February 29, 2020

arraw Investor Accounts - 1,95,70,101
arraw DP Service Centres - 31,272
arraw Demat Custody Value - 189.81
(₹ Lakh Crore)(US$ 2,629 billion)
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With a view to provide information about depository services to a large number of investors both in India and abroad and also to keep them posted about the latest developments at and updated information, NSDL has set up its own web site. The address of the site is

As on July 1, 1998, 219 issuers have entered into agreements with NSDL to get their securities dematerialised. Amongst these, dematerialisation facilities are available for shares of 199 corporates.

Companies that have signed agreements recently are Apple Credit Corporation Limited, Krishna Texport Industries Limited, Greaves Ltd., Marico Industries Limited, Rhone Poulenc (India) Limited, Shree Krishna Polyester Limited, Shree Krishna Petro Yarns Limited and Zuari Industries Limited.

Equity shares of ITC Limited (R&T Agent: in-house) have been made available for dematerialisation since June 30, 1998. The other companies whose shares have recently been made available for dematerialisation are:

Company R&T Agent
Ashok Leyland Ltd. Karvy Consultants
Balrampur Chini Mills Ltd in-house
Britannia India Ltd. Sharepro Services
Cybertech Systems and Software Ltd. Intime Share Services Pvt. Ltd
Krishna Texport Industries Limited Bigshare Services Pvt. Ltd.
Manali Petrochemical Ltd Cameo Share Registry Ltd.
Merind Limited Intime Share Services Pvt. Ltd
Wockhardt Ltd. Computer Age Management Services Ltd
Shree Krishna Polyester Ltd Bigshare Services Pvt. Ltd.
Shree Krishna Petro Yarns Ltd Bigshare Services Pvt. Ltd.

As on June 30, 1998, about 226 crore shares having a total value of more than Rs. 35,300 crore have been dematerialised. Dematerialisation, as a percentage of the market capitalisation, crossed 20% for the following companies:

Sr. No. Security Name % demat
1 Infosys 61.23
2 IndusInd Bank 60.03
3 Wipro 57.92
4 ICICI 37.86
5 Praj Industries 35.38
6 RIL 33.65
7 CRISIL 33.07
8 HDFC 32.93
9 BSES 28.90
10 Malvika Steel 27.80
11 Krishna Filaments 26.55
12 Shree Cements 23.62
13 Gujarat Ambuja Cement 23.31
14 L & T 22.41
15 Usha India 21.54
16 Hindalco 21.29
17 TISCO 20.83
18 Grasim 20.67
19 G E Shipping 20.58

July 1, 1998

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