6 Most Popular Types of G-Secs in India

What are G-Secs?

Government securities are tradable instruments that recognise the government's obligation to repay debt at a specific maturity date. Find out the types of G-secs in the next slides.

T Bills are short-term securities sold at a discounted price, with maturities that vary from 91 to 364 days. T-bills are beneficial in managing short-term liquidity.

Treasury Bills

Cash Management Bills (CMBs)

CMBs serve as short-term instruments designed to meet the government's cash needs. These instruments usually last less than 91 days.

State Development  Loans

These are dated bonds issued by states with different interest rates and maturities aligned based on the creditworthiness and fiscal health of the state.

Savings Bonds are low-risk investments for individual investors seeking regular income from fixed-income options.

Savings Bonds

Capital Indexed Bonds

To safeguard the value of your investment against inflation over time, capital-indexed bonds are the ones that provide an option by adjusting their returns based on changes in inflation rates.

Zero Coupon Bonds

Zero coupon bonds allow capital appreciation but without interest payments. These discounted bonds deliver their face value at maturity.