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Date : Nov 04, 2019
Auction of State Government Securities – Revised

The following State Governments/UT have offered to sell security by way of auction for an aggregate amount of ₹8300 Cr. (Face Value) which is revised due to addition of Jammu & Kashmir.

Sr. No. State/UT Amount to be raised
(₹ Cr.)
Type of Auction
1. Andhra Pradesh 1000 9 Yield
1000 12 Yield
2. Assam 500 10 Yield
3. Jammu & Kashmir 500 10 Yield
4. Karnataka 1000 9 Yield
1000 Re-issue Price (Re-issue of 07.20% Karnataka SDL 2029 issued on October 23, 2019)
5. Madhya Pradesh 1000 Re-issue Price (Re-issue of 07.13% Madhya Pradesh SDL 2029 issued on July 10, 2019)
6. Punjab 600 Re-issue Price (Re-issue of 07.19% Punjab SDL 2029 issued on October 09, 2019)
7. Rajasthan 500 3 Yield
8. Tamil Nadu 600 Re-issue Price (Re-issue of 06.70% Tamil Nadu SDL 2024 issued on October 16, 2019)
600 Re-issue Price (Re-issue of 06.90% Tamil Nadu SDL 2025 issued on October 16, 2019)
  Total 8300    

The auction will be conducted on the Reserve Bank of India Core Banking Solution (E-Kuber) system on November 05, 2019 (Tuesday). The Government Stock up to 10% of the notified amount of the sale of each 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 November 05, 2019 (Tuesday). 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.

Only in the event of system failure, physical bids would be accepted. Such physical bids should be submitted to the Public Debt Office (email; Phone no: 022-22632527, 022-22701299) in the prescribed form obtainable from RBI website ( before the auction timing ends. In case of technical difficulties, Core Banking Operations Team should be contacted (email; Phone no: 022-27595414, 022-27595666). For other auction related difficulties, IDMD auction team can be contacted (email; Phone no: 022-22702431, 022-22705125).

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 same/different rates of yield or 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 November 05, 2019 (Tuesday) and payment by successful bidders will be made during banking hours on November 06, 2019 (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. For the new securities, interest will be paid half yearly on May 06 and November 06 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

Press Release: 2019-2020/1101