Sovereign Gold Bond issue price fixed at Rs. 3119 per gram

In terms of GoI notification F.No.4(7)-W&M/2016 and RBI circular IDMD.CDD.No.2020/14.04.050/2016-17 dated July 14, 2016, Series I of the Sovereign Gold Bond 2016-17 will be open for subscription from July 18 to 22, 2016.
The issue price of the Sovereign Gold Bond has been fixed at Rs. 3119/- per gram of gold.
The rate has been fixed on the basis of simple average of closing price of gold of 999 purity for the week July 11 to 15, 2016 as published by the India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd. (IBJA).