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Date : Feb 04, 2019
Issuance Calendar for Marketable Dated Securities during February-March 2019

After reviewing the cash position of the Central Government, the Reserve Bank of India in consultation with the Government of India, has revised the auction calendar for the issuance of Government dated securities for the remaining part of H2 of 2018-19 as under:

Calendar for Issuance of Government of India Dated Securities
(February 04, 2019 to March 31, 2019)
Sr. No. Week of Auction Amount
(₹ crore)
Security-wise allocation
1 February 4-8, 2019 12,000 i) 5-9 Years for ₹ 3,000 crore
ii) 10-14 Years for ₹ 4,000 crore
iii) 15-19 Years for ₹ 2,000 crore
iv) 20 Years & Above for ₹ 3,000 crore
2 February 11-15, 2019 12,000 i) 1-4 Years for ₹ 2,000 crore
ii) 5-9 Years for ₹ 2,000 crore
iii) 10-14 Years for ₹ 3,000 crore
iv) 15-19 Years for ₹ 2,000 crore
v) 20 Years & Above for ₹ 3,000 crore
3 February 18-22, 2019 12,000 ii) 5-9 Years for ₹ 3,000 crore
iii) 10-14 Years for ₹ 4,000 crore
iv) 15-19 Years for ₹ 2,000 crore
v) 20 Years & Above for ₹ 3,000 crore
4 February 25 - March 01, 2019 12,000 i) 1-4 Years for ₹ 2,000 crore
ii) 5-9 Years for ₹ 2,000 crore
iii) 10-14 Years for ₹ 3,000 crore
iv) 15-19 Years for ₹ 2,000 crore
v) 20 Years & Above for ₹ 3,000 crore
5 March 04 –08, 2019 12,000 i) 5-9 Years for ₹ 3,000 crore
ii) 10-14 Years for ₹ 4,000 crore
iii) 15-19 Years for ₹ 2,000 crore
iv) 20 Years & Above for ₹ 3,000 crore
6 March 11-15, 2019 18,000 i) 1-4 Years for ₹ 2,000 crore
ii) 5-9 Years for ₹ 4,000 crore
iii) 10-14 Years for ₹ 7,000 crore
iv) 15-19 Years for ₹ 2,000 crore
v) 20 Years & Above for ₹ 3,000 crore
7 March 18-22, 2019 18,000 i) 5-9 Years for ₹ 5,000 crore
ii) 10-14 Years for ₹ 8,000 crore
iii) 15-19 Years for ₹ 2,000 crore
iv) 20 Years & Above for ₹ 3,000 crore
Total 96,000  

As hitherto, all the auctions covered by the calendar will have the facility of non-competitive bidding scheme under which five per cent of the notified amount will be reserved for the specified retail investors.

Like in the past, the Government of India/ Reserve Bank will continue to have the flexibility to issue to bring about modifications in the above calendar in terms of notified amount, issuance period, maturities, etc. and to issue different types of instruments including instruments having non-standard maturity and floating rate instruments (FRBs), including CPI linked inflation linked bonds, depending upon the requirement of the Government of India, evolving market conditions and other relevant factors after giving due notice to the market. The calendar is subject to change, if circumstances so warrant, including for reasons such as intervening holidays. Such changes shall be communicated through Press releases.

The Reserve Bank of India, in consultation with the Government of India, reserves the right to exercise the green-shoe to retain additional subscription up to ₹ 1,000 crore each against any one or more of the above security, which will be indicated in the auction notification. However, the exercise of the green-shoe option within one or more securities in an auction shall be within the overall notified amount for the auction.

The auction of dated securities will be subject to the terms and conditions specified in the General Notification F.No.4(13)-W&M/2018 dated 27th March, 2018, issued by Government of India, as amended from time to time.

Anirudha D. Jadhav
Assistant Manager

Press Release: 2018-2019/1844


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