[This one's an FYI post.]

Three percent.

If you open a 5-year Recurring Deposit (RD) at the Post Office through an Agent, the Agent gets a commission of 3% on the amount deposited each month. For a Rs 5,000 per month RD, the Agent’s commission is Rs 150 per month. The good thing though is that this commission isn’t deducted from your depositit’s paid separately by the Post Office to the Agent.