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Investor Accounts At NSDL Cross The One Million Mark!

Investor accounts

With the increasing spread of depository awareness and depository participant services, the number of investor accounts has been growing at a very rapid pace. NSDL undertook an analysis of the region-wise breakup of the accounts when the number of accounts had reached one million. The number of accounts touched 1 million in August and has since then increased to 1.3 million.

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

Region Investor Accounts at 50,000 Mark Investor Accounts at 1,00,000 plus Mark Investor Accounts at 10,00,000 plus Mark
North 6733 15646 174416
South 18000 31275 233101
East 3873 9877 99658
West 22737 45994 554988

Investor accounts have been opened from far-flung areas like Andaman, Jorhat and Tinsukia in Assam, Mokokchung and Zunheboto in Nagaland, and Ladakh in J & K.

The accounts opened by NRIs cover 43 countries like USA, Canada, Germany, England, Switzerland, UAE, China, Russia, Japan, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, etc.

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

State/ Union Territory No. of Accounts at 50,000 Mark No. of Accounts at 1,00,000 plus Mark Details of No. of Accounts at 10, 00,000 plus Mark
Accounts % of total pincodes from where accounts opened (Spread)
Andaman --- 5 29 24
Andhra Pradesh 3241 4313 51440 28
Arunachal Pradesh --- --- 6 7
Assam 6 18 1100 15
Bihar 158 729 9419 21
Chandigarh 119 588 2662 94
Daman --- 2 3 100
Delhi 4894 9057 89939 100
Goa 194 636 3991 80
Gujarat 5724 11440 188189 49
Harayana 253 765 7784 38
Himachal Pradesh --- 58 535 16
Jammu & Kashmir 9 11 327 9
Karnataka 2819 6160 62195 40
Kerala 3694 5687 27699 75
Madhya Pradesh 469 1369 16563 17
Maharashtra 16298 32549 348714 36
Manipur --- --- 34 2
Meghalaya --- --- 83 17
Mizoram --- --- 1 3
Nagaland --- --- 9 3
Orissa 75 427 3152 20
Pondicherry 86 136 856 77
Punjab 112 525 8814 38
Rajasthan 521 1367 14091 21
Sikkim 4 5 75 21
Tamil Nadu 8160 14974 90882 32
Tripura --- --- 22 7
Uttar Pradesh 877 3273 47792 25
West Bengal 3630 8698 85757 53
Total 51343 102792 1062163 33

In terms of total number of accounts, Maharashtra continues to lead followed by Gujarat & Tamil Nadu.

Kerala, with 27699 accounts covering more than 75% of total postal pincodes in the state, records the maximum spread followed by west Bengal.

Mumbai
October 27, 1999

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