Covid was raging and several parts of Mumbai were locked down, but that didn’t stop Sarika Sinha from giving her daughter the best gift a parent can. Last month, the Mumbai-based finance professional opened a Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana account for her daughter Praashvi. “I will put the maximum Rs 1.5 lakh in this scheme every year,” she beams. Financial planners say the Sukanya scheme is a good option for parents with daughters below 10 years.