The Central Government today released the fifth report, pertaining to the quarter April-June 2011 on Public Debt Management. Since September 2010, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance has been bringing out a quarterly report on debt management.
The report is divided into five sections. Section 1 briefly describes the macroeconomic environment during the quarter – growth, inflation, capital flows etc.- that have a bearing on debt markets. Section 2 details debt management operations in the primary market during the quarter – Government’s financing requirement, auction details, cost and maturity of borrowings, etc. The cash management operations during the quarter and their rationale are explained in Section 3. Section 4 provides an account of outstanding debt – cost and risk character, holding pattern and maturity profile. Finally, Section 5 details the secondary market activity in the Government Securities Market.
This report will be published every quarter. The complete report of this quarter is enclosed.