Statistics
July 31, 2020
Investor Accounts 2,01,54,741
DP Service Centres 31,024
Demat Custody Value 190.11 (₹ Lakh Crore)
(US$ 2533 billion)

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PAN Compliance

As directed by SEBI, Depositories had issued directions to Participants making Permanent Account Number (PAN) compulsory for all categories of demat account-holders including minor, trust, foreign corporate body, banks, corporate, FIIs and NRIs. This came into effect in respect of all demat accounts that were opened on or after April 1, 2006. Further, from January 1, 2007 onwards, the existing account holders are not allowed to operate the accounts, if they do not complete the PAN verification process.

The latest position (as of December 31, 2008) in this regard is as follows:

Date Total No. of Accounts
(in lakhs)
Frozen Accounts
(in lakhs)
Active Accounts in which PANs are available
(in lakhs)
With Balances Without Balances
  December 31, 2006 77.19 18.04 19.40 39.43
  March 31, 2007 79.03 11.79 16.70 50.47
  September 29, 2007 79.80 8.66 10.64 60.25
  March 31, 2008 93.69 6.76 7.15 79.78
  September 30, 2008 95.00 5.62 1.79 87.59
  December 31, 2008 96.00 5.42 0.55 90.03

Place : Mumbai
Date : January 2, 2009

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