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Date : 14 Feb 2013
Auction of Eight State Government Securities for ` 7070.00 crore on February 18, 2013

The following eight State Governments have offered to sell dated securities by way of auction for an aggregate amount of `7070 crore (Face Value). The State-wise break up is as follows:

Sr. No.

State

Notified Amount
( ` Crore)

Tenor of SDL (in Years)

Type of Auction

1

Andhra Pradesh

500

10

Yield Based

2

Haryana

770

10

Yield Based

3

Jharkhand

1000

10

Yield Based

4

Karnataka

1000

10

Yield Based

5

Madhya Pradesh

1000

10

Yield Based

6

Maharashtra*

1500

10

Yield Based

7

Tamil Nadu*

800

10

Yield Based

8

West Bengal

500

10

Yield Based

 

Total

7070

 

 

* Govt of Maharashtra & Tamil Nadu will have an option to retain additional subscription up to ` 375 Cr  & `200 Cr respectively

The auction will be conducted on the Reserve Bank of India Core banking Solution (E-Kuber) system on February 18, 2013 (Monday). The Government Stock up to 10 % of the notified amount of the sale of each of the stock will be allotted to eligible individuals and institutions subject to a maximum limit of 1 % of its notified amount for a single bid per stock as per the Scheme for Non-competitive Bidding Facility (available on RBI website).

Both competitive and non-competitive bids for the auction should be submitted in electronic format on the Reserve Bank of India Core banking Solution (E-Kuber) system on February 18, 2013 (Monday). The non-competitive bids should be submitted between 10.30 A.M. and 11.30 A.M. and the competitive bids should be submitted between 10.30 A.M. and 12.00 noon.

The yield percent per annum expected by the bidder should be expressed up to two decimal points. An investor can submit more than one competitive bid at different prices in electronic format on the Reserve Bank of India Core banking Solution (E-Kuber) system. However, the aggregate amount of bids submitted by a bidder should not exceed the notified amount for each State.

The Reserve Bank of India will determine the maximum yield/minimum price at which bids will be accepted. Securities will be issued for a minimum nominal amount of `10,000.00 and multiples of `10,000.00 thereafter.

The results of the auction will be announced on February 18, 2013 (Monday) and payment by successful bidders will be made during banking hours on February 20, 2013 (Wednesday) at Mumbai and at respective Regional Offices of RBI.

The State Government Stocks will bear interest at the rates determined by RBI at the auctions. Interest will be paid half yearly on August 20 and February 20 of each year till maturity. The Stocks will be governed by the provisions of the Government Securities Act, 2006 and Government Securities Regulations, 2007.

The investment in State Government Stocks will be reckoned as an eligible investment in Government Securities by banks for the purpose of Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) under Section 24 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949. The stocks will qualify for the ready forward facility.

Ajit Prasad
Assistant General Manager

Press Release : 2012-2013/1375

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