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November 30, 2018

arraw Investor Accounts - 1,79,47,363
arraw DP Service Centres - 30,761
arraw Demat Custody Value - 175.85
(₹ Lakh Crore)(US$ 2,520 billion)
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NEST* RELEASE
Client Accounts at NSDL cross 100,000!

Client accounts

With the spread of depository awareness and depository participant services, the number of investor accounts has been increasing at a fast pace. In the last three months, more than 50,000 investor accounts have been opened with the Depository Participants of NSDL, bringing the total number of client accounts to 1,02,978. These accounts have been opened from 1553 cities/ towns all over the country and 41 cities abroad.

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

Region Client Accounts at 50,000 Mark Client Accounts at 1,00,000 plus Mark
North 6733 15646
South 18000 31275
East 3873 9877
West 22737 45994

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

The accounts opened by NRIs are from 41 cities from countries like USA, UAE, Switzerland, Canada, China, England, Singapore, New Zealand etc.

The category-wise break-up of the client accounts indicates an active response from retail investors

Category Number of Accounts at 50,000 Mark Number of Accounts at 1,00,000 plus Mark
Retail 47586 97188
FII 648 702
NRI 335 625
Corporate 2499 3928
Institutions* 424 535
TOTAL 51492 102978

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

The state-wise break-up of the client accounts in India is as follows

State/Union Territory No. of Locations at 50,000 Mark No. of Accounts at 50,000 Mark No. of Locations at 1,00,000 plus Mark No. of Accounts at 1,00,000 plus Mark
Assam 4 6 4 18
Bihar 16 158 23 729
Orissa 15 75 16 427
Sikkim 1 4 1 5
West Bengal 29 3630 37 8698
Chandigarh 1 119 3 588
Delhi 1 4849 1 9057
Harayana 21 253 26 765
Himachal Pradesh - - 11 58
Jammu & Kashmir 2 9 2 11
Madhya Pradesh 16 469 31 1369
Punjab 15 112 30 525
Uttar Pradesh 59 877 102 3273
Andaman - - 1 5
Andhra Pradesh 30 3241 66 4313
Karnataka 25 2819 68 6160
Kerala 154 3694 640 5687
Pondicherry 1 86 1 136
Tamil Nadu 83 8160 272 14974
Dadara - - 1 1
Daman - - 1 2
Goa 12 194 40 636
Gujarat 43 5724 105 11439
Maharashtra 20 16298 32 32549
Rajasthan 15 521 39 1367
Total 563 51343 1553 102792

Kerala State, with 5687 accounts opened from 640 different cities and towns, records the largest number of locations from which client accounts have been opened followed by Tamil Nadu & Gujarat. In terms of total number of accounts, Maharashtra continues to lead followed by Tamil Nadu & Gujarat.

Mumbai
November 30, 1998

NEST = * National Electronic Settlement and Transfer