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REC Tax Free Bonds – Aug 2013 – Details


State-run Rural Electrification Corp (REC) plans to raise Rs. 3,500 crore from the market which is inclusive of the green-shoe option of Rs. 2,500 crore.

The issue is open on 30-Aug-2013  &  expected to be oversubscribed and will perhaps end before its schedule closing date of 23 September, 2013.

  • Issue Open on 30-Aug-2013
  • Issue Closes on 23-Sep-2013 (First-come-first-serve)

CRISIL, CARE, India Ratings and ICRA have given the high ‘AAA’ rating to the bonds.


What is the interest rates offered on these REC tax free Bonds?

Options Series 1 Series 2 Series 3
Tenure 10 years 15 years 20 years
Coupon rates (retail individual investors) 8.26% 8.71% 8.62%
Effective yield – 30.9% tax bracket 11.95% 12.60% 12.47%
Effective yield – 20.6% tax bracket 10.40% 10.97% 10.86%
Effective yield – 10.3% tax bracket 9.21% 9.71% 9.61%


Download the Form

You can download the Form from REC Website.

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Allotment Status of Ennore Port Tax free Bonds

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