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Govt to get Rs 726 crore via 2nd tranche of gold bond scheme

The government has received subscription for 2,790 kg gold amounting to Rs 726 crore under the second tranche of sovereign gold bond scheme, three times more than what it had received earlier. Second tranche of Gold Bond Scheme: About 3.16 lakh applications for 2,790 kgs gold involving subscription of Rs 726 crore received, The first tranche of the scheme, which was launched in November, had received a subscription for 915.95 kg of gold worth Rs 246 crore. As many as 62,169 applications had come for the first tranche.  

Jan 29, 2016, 17:00 PM IST