"On an assessment of current and evolving liquidity conditions, Reserve Bank has decided to conduct sale of government securities under Open Market Operations for an aggregate amount of Rs 12,000 crore on December 1 through multi-security auction using the multiple price method," the central bank said in a statement.
    
The central bank would decide on the quantum of sales of individual securities, it said.
    
RBI would have option to accept bids for less than the aggregate amount of Rs 12,000 crore.
    
As part of the OMOs, the RBI will sale government securities maturing in 2017 (bearing interest rate of 8.07 per cent), 2020 (7.80 per cent), 2022 (8.08 per cent) and 2027 (8.26 per cent).

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