The issue of the 2022-23 Series I of the Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGBs) scheme 2022-23 is open for subscription from June 20, 2022 – to June 24, 2022.
The nominal value of the bond is based on the simple average closing price [published by the India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd (IBJA)] for gold of 999 purity of the last three business days of the week preceding the subscription period, i.e. June 15, June 16 and June 17, 2022, works out to ₹5,091 per gram of gold. The investors who apply online for the subscription to Gold Bond will be offered a discount of ₹50/-on issue price of Rs.5059- per gram of gold. Those investors who subscribe offline have to pay Rs.5041 per gram of gold.
The bonds issued will be denominated in multiples of gram (s) of gold with a basic unit of 1 gram. The tenor of the bond will be for 8 years with an exit option after the 5th year to be exercised on the next interest payment dates. The minimum permissible investment is 1 gram of gold. The maximum limit of subscription is 4 kilograms for individuals, 4 kilograms for HUF, and 20 kilograms for trusts and similar entities per fiscal (April-March).
The bonds will be sold through banks (except small finance banks and payment banks), Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd (SHCIL), designated post offices, and the National Stock Exchange and BSE. To know how to subscribe to Sovereign Gold Bonds click: the guidelines
To know more about the advantage of sovereign gold bonds over the physical form of gold bonds Click “Advantage of Gold Bonds“.