RBI Retail Direct Scheme

The scheme allows retail investors to buy and sell government securities (G-Sec) online, both in the primary and secondary markets.

The scheme allows individual investors / small investors (retail investors) to invest in G-Secs by opening a gilt securities account with the RBI.

Government of India Treasury bills, Government of India dated securities, sovereign gold bonds (SGB) and state development loans (SDL) can be traded using this facility.

Registered investors can access the secondary market transaction link on the online portal to buy or sell government securities through NDS-OM.

Negotiated Dealing System-Order Matching Segment, or NDS-OM is central bank’s trading platform for government securities.