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November 30, 2018

arraw Investor Accounts - 1,79,47,363
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arraw Demat Custody Value - 175.85
(₹ Lakh Crore)(US$ 2,520 billion)
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NEST* RELEASE
CLIENT ACCOUNTS AT NSDL CROSS 50,000!

With the increasing awareness in the depository system, there has been a steady rise in the growth of investor accounts. Within the last five months, more than 40,000 investor accounts have been opened with the Depository Participants of NSDL, bringing the total number of client accounts to 51,492. These accounts have been opened from 563 cities/ towns all over the country and 35 cities abroad.

The region wise breakup of client accounts within India is as follows

REGION NUMBER
North 6733
South 18000
East 3873
West 22737

Client accounts have been opened from far-flung areas like Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar and Tinsukia in Assam, Gangtok in Sikkim and Jammu and Srinagar in J&K.

The accounts opened by NRIs are from 35 cities from countries like USA,UAE, Switzerland, Canada, China, England, Singapore,etc. The category-wise break-up of the client accounts indicates an active response from retail investors

CATEGORY NUMBER
Retail 47586
FII 648
NRI 335
Corporate 2499
Institutions * 424
TOTAL 51492

* these include FI, Banks, Mutual Funds and Trusts.

Kerala State, with 3694 accounts opened from 154 different cities and towns, records the largest number of locations from which client accounts have been opened. The state-wise break-up of the client accounts in India is as follows

Sr. No. State No. Of Client Accounts Cities/ Towns
1 ASSAM 6 4
2 ORISSA 75 15
3 SIKKIM 4 1
4 WEST BENGAL 3630 29
5 BIHAR 158 16
Eastern region total 3873 65
6 CHANDIGARH 119 1
7 DELHI 4894 1
8 HARYANA 253 21
9 J&K 9 2
10 MADHYA PRADESH 469 16
11 PUNJAB 112 15
12 UTTAR PRADESH 877 59
Northern region total 6733 115
13 ANDHRA PRADESH 3241 30
14 KARNATAKA 2819 25
15 KERALA 3694 154
16 PONDICHERRY 86 1
17 TAMILNADU 8160 83
Southern region total 18000 293
18 GOA, DAMAN & DIU 194 12
19 GUJARAT 5724 43
20 MAHARASHTRA 16298 20
21 RAJASTHAN 521 15
Western region total 22737 90
GRAND TOTAL 51343 563

In order to provide information about depository services to a large number of investors both in India and abroad and to keep them informed about the latest developments on the depository scenario, NSDL has set up a website. The address of the website is www.nsdl.co.in.

The Vysya Bank Ltd. has become operational as the first Depository Participant from Bangalore, bringing the total number of Depository Participants to 61.

As on August 3, 1998, 228 issuers have entered into agreements with NSDL to get their securities dematerialised. Amongst these, dematerialisation facilities are available for shares of 212 corporates. The Vysya Bank Ltd., East India Hotels Ltd. and Godrej Soaps Ltd. have signed agreements with NSDL to make their securities available for dematerialisation. Further, equity shares of Greaves Ltd., Rhone-Poulenc (India) Ltd. and Clariant (India) Ltd. have been made available for dematerialisation.

Parrys Confectionery Ltd. has made a one - time payment to NSDL that will enable NSDL not to charge custody fees to the DPs for its shares with effect from August 1, 1998. This brings the total number of companies who have opted for this scheme to 35.

As on July 31, 1998, more than 256 crore shares having a total value of about Rs. 40,900 crore have been dematerialised. Dematerialisation, as a percentage of the market capitalisation, crossed 25% for the following scrips

Sr. No. Security Name % demat
1 Infosys 68.22
2 IndusInd Bank 60.07
3 Wipro 57.99
4 CRISIL 46.94
5 ICICI 40.09
6 HDFC 38.99
7 RIL 36.61
8 Praj Industries 35.38
9 HPCL 30.86
10 BSES 30.48
11 Malvika Steel 27.80
12 Krishna Filaments 26.55
13 Mahindra & Mahindra 25.78
14 TISCO 25.33
15 GE Shipping 25.12

Mumbai
August 3, 1998

NEST=* National Electronic Settlement and Transfer