Section(s) Referred: 193 ,1931 ,1931(iiia)
Statute: INCOME TAX
Date of Issue: 30/1/1995
In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (iiia) of the proviso to section 193 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby specifies, for the purposes of that clause, the difference payable between the redemption value and the bid prize of Zero Coupon Bonds of five years tenure of the Government of India, issued under the scheme for sale of Zero Coupon Bonds of Government of India–by auction, vide Notification No. F. 4(5)W&M/93, dated 7th January, 1994, of the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs).
Provided that the said bonds are held by :
(i) a banking company ;
(ii) a co-operative bank ;
(iii) a public financial institution as defined in section 4A of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) ;
(iv) Discount and Finance House of India Limited ;
(v) Securities Trading Corporation of India Limited.
(Sd.) C.V. Gupte, Additional Secretary to the Government of India.
[F. No. 275/10/95-IT(B)