September 30, 2021
Investor Accounts 2,37,55,327
DP Service Centres 36,096
Demat Custody Value 295.92 (₹ Lakh Crore)
(US$ 3989 billion)

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SMS Alert Facility for NSDL demat account holders

NSDL provides SMS Alert facility for demat account holders whereby they can receive alerts directly from NSDL for following:

  • All Debit Transfers
  • Credits for IPO, sub-division and bonus
  • Failed instructions
  • Overdue instructions
  • Change of mobile number
  • Change of address
  • Debit of Mutual Fund units
  • Invocation of pledged securities
  • Registration and De-registration of Power of Attorney
  • Modification / Cancellation of nominee name
  • Pledge instruction initiation/confirmation
  • Blocking/Debit of shares in demat account in respect of Tender Offer instruction

No charge is levied by NSDL on Depository Participants (DPs) for providing this facility to investors.


This facility will be available to the investors provided they have given their mobile numbers to their DPs and the DPs have captured the numbers in the DPM system and have also enabled (ticked) the SMS flag in their DPM system.


The investors may contact their respective DPs in case they do not receive SMS alert inspite of registering for this facility. Those investors who have provided their mobile numbers to their DPs but do not wish to avail this facility may also inform their DPs accordingly provided such accounts are not operated by Power of Attorney.


Investor Relationship Cell
National Securities Depository Limited
4th Floor, A Wing, Trade World, Kamala Mills Compound
Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai – 400 013.
Tel.: (022) 2499 4200 / 4090 4200 Fax: (022) 2497 6351
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