Banks FD Rates, Senior Citizen FD Rates: Individuals above the age of 60 years are called senior citizens and those above the age of 80 years are known as very senior citizens.
FD Rates For Senior Citizens: Banks are known to provide several benefits to senior citizens ranging from banking services, better interest rates and sometimes tax deductions. But there is another category above senior citizens for banks, which is called super senior citizens. Persons above the age of 60 years are called senior citizens and those above the age of 80 years are known as very senior citizens. These four banks offer high interest rates on Fixed Deposit (FD) to their very senior citizens.
Punjab National Bank
According to the Punjab National Bank (PNB) website, the bank offers an additional interest rate of 80 basis points over and above the applicable interest rate across all categories to very senior citizens above the age of 80 years. PNB’s Super Senior customers get a maximum interest rate of 8.10% for a tenure of 666 days. This rate has come into effect from 12 December 2022. Explain that the bank has increased the interest rates by 50 basis points for senior citizens in the age group of 60 to 80 years for a period of 5 years on domestic deposits of less than Rs 2 crore. Whereas for citizens above 80 years of age, there has been an increase of 80 basis points.
RBL bank offers a higher interest rate of 0.75% p.a. for all tenures to citizens aged 80 years and above. The bank currently offers 8.3% interest to very senior citizens. These rates were implemented from 25 November 2022 . On the other hand senior citizens in the age group of 60 to 80 years can avail an additional interest rate of 0.50% per annum over normal.
Indian Bank offers an interest rate of 0.25% above normal to its very senior citizens. Indian Bank offers an interest rate of 7.15 per cent for a tenure of 555 days, which is .25% higher than normal.
Union Bank of India
Union Bank of India offers its very senior citizens an interest rate of 0.75% per annum above normal for all tenures on FDs. Explain that these interest rates have come into effect from 25 November 2022. The bank offers the highest interest rate of 8.05% to its very senior citizens for a tenure of 800 days and 3 years. At the same time, the bank gives an annual interest rate of 6.80% to senior citizens in the age group of 60 to 80 years.