A depository can be compared to a bank. It holds securities such as shares, debentures, bonds, government securities, units etc. of investors in electronic form. There are two depositories in India. The National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) and Central Depository Services Limited (CDSL). An individual who desires to avail the depository services can approach a Depository Participant (DP). SFCL is a depository participant of CDSL. Investors can open demat accounts with CDSL through SFCL. One can approach our nearest branch for opening of demat account. Upon activation of the demat account, a Welcome Letter is sent to the customer along with the Delivery Instruction Slip book. Dematerialization and trading in the demat mode is the safer and faster alternative to the physical existence of securities. Demat as a parallel solution offers freedom from delays, thefts, forgeries, settlement risks and paper work. SFCL depository Services offers dematerialization services to individual and corporate Investor. Currently SFCL is offering service to 25000 retails and corporate investors.