A Recurring Deposit is a form of term deposit marketed by banks that enables risk-averse investors, particularly elderly citizens, to deposit a predetermined amount each month, similar to a mutual fund SIP, and earn interest income comparable to that provided on Fixed Deposits or FDs. Investing in recurring deposits is well-known for addressing short-term requirements, so it's ideal for investors with short-term financial goals who don't want to risk their portfolio with market-based returns.
Apart from the interest rates, let me make it clear that investing in recurring deposits also falls under the guidelines of DICGC. This implies that recurring deposits just like a fixed deposit account or savings account are also insured up to Rs 5 lakhs by DICGC. By keeping all these factors in mind, here we have compiled the top 10 public, private, and small finance banks that are offering the best interest rates on recurring deposits as of now.