Ministry : Reserve Bank of India

Department/Board : RBI

Press Release No. : 2016-2017/606

Date : 06.09.2016

RBI Announces OMO Purchase of Government of India Dated Securities.

Based on the current assessment of prevailing and evolving liquidity conditions, the Reserve Bank has decided to conduct purchase of Government securities under Open Market Operations for an aggregate amount of `100 billion on September 08, 2016 (Thursday) through multi-security auction using the multiple price method:

Sr. No.


Date of Maturity


7.46% GS 2017



8.15% GS 2022



8.20% GS 2025



8.60% GS 2028



7.88% GS 2030


There is an overall aggregate ceiling of ` 100 billion for all the securities in the basket put together. There is no security-wise notified amount.

RBI reserves the right to:

The eligible participants should submit their offers in electronic format on the Reserve Bank of India Core Banking Solution (E-Kuber) system between 10.30 a.m. and 12.00 noon on September 8, 2016 (Thursday). Only in the event of system failure, physical offers would be accepted. Such physical offer should be submitted to Financial Markets Operations Department (Please click here to send email; Phone no: 022-22630982) in the prescribed form obtainable from RBI website ( ViewForms.aspx) before 12.00 noon.

The result of the auction will be announced on the same day and payment to successful participants will be made during banking hours on September 9, 2016 (Friday). Successful participants should ensure availability of requisite amount of securities in their SGL account by 12 noon on September 9, 2016 (Friday).

Anirudha D. Jadhav
Assistant Manager