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Date : Sep 22, 2023
Auction of State Government Securities

The following State Governments have offered to sell stock by way of auction, for an aggregate amount of ₹27,000 Crore (Face Value).

Sr. No. State Amount to be raised (₹ Cr) Additional Borrowing (Greenshoe) Option (₹ Cr) Tenure (Year) Type of Auction
1 Bihar 2000 - 8 Yield
2 Chhattisgarh 1000 - 7 Yield
3 Goa 150 - 10 Yield
4 Gujarat 1500 500 8 Yield
5 Haryana 500 - 10 Yield
1000 - 12 Yield
6 Kerala 1000 - 16 Yield
7 Madhya Pradesh 2000 - 6 Yield
1000 - 15 Yield
2000 - 21 Yield
8 Manipur 100 - 12 Yield
9 Punjab 1750 - 12 Yield
10 Rajasthan 1000 - 10 Yield
1500 - 21 Yield
1500 - 26 Yield
11 Tamil Nadu 3000 - 30 Yield
2000 - Reissue of 6.92% Tamil Nadu SDL 2046 issued on December 01, 2021 Price
12 West Bengal 2000 - 16 Yield
2000 - 19 Yield
  TOTAL 27,000      

The auction will be conducted on the Reserve Bank of India Core Banking Solution (E-Kuber) system on September 26, 2023 (Tuesday). The Government Stock up to Ten per cent of the notified amount of the sale of each stock will be allotted to eligible individuals and institutions, subject to a maximum limit of One per cent of its notified amount for a single bid per stock as per the ‘Scheme for Non-competitive Bidding Facility’. Individual investors can also place bids as per the non-competitive scheme through the Retail Direct portal (

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 September 26, 2023 (Tuesday). The competitive bids should be submitted between 10:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. and non-competitive bids should be submitted between 10:30 A.M. and 11:00 A.M.

In case of technical difficulties, Core Banking Operations Team may be contacted (email; Phone no: 022-27595666, 022-27595415, 022-27523516).

For other auction related difficulties, IDMD Auction Team can be contacted (email; Phone no: 022-22702431, 022-22705125).

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.

The yield percent per annum or the price as the case may be, 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. Stock will be issued for a minimum nominal amount of ₹10,000.00 and in multiples of ₹10,000.00 thereafter.

The results of the auction will be announced on September 26, 2023 (Tuesday) and payment by successful bidders will be made during banking hours on September 27, 2023 (Wednesday) at Mumbai and at respective Regional Offices of RBI.

The new State Government Stocks will bear interest at the rates determined by RBI at the auctions. For the new stock, interest will be paid half yearly on March 27 and September 27 of each year till maturity. For the re-issued Government Stock, interest will be paid at the rate as determined on the date of original issue of Government Stock and will be paid on half yearly basis till maturity. The Stocks will be governed by the provisions of the Government Securities Act, 2006 and the 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            
Director (Communications)

Press Release: 2023-2024/978