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Date : Sep 15, 2018
Table 151 : Foreign Exchange Reserves
End of Financial Year SDRs ## Gold # Foreign Currency Assets* Reserve Tranche Position Total
₹ Billion US $ Million ₹ Billion US $ Million ₹ Billion US $ Million ₹ Billion US $ Million ₹ Billion US $ Million
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
1960-61 - - 1.18 247 1.86 390 - - 3.04 637
1961-62 - - 1.18 247 1.80 377 - - 2.98 624
1962-63 - - 1.18 247 1.77 372 - - 2.95 619
1963-64 - - 1.18 247 1.88 395 - - 3.06 642
1964-65 - - 1.34 281 1.16 243 - - 2.50 524
1965-66 - - 1.16 243 1.82 383 - - 2.98 626
1966-67 - - 1.83 243 2.96 395 - - 4.79 638
1967-68 - - 1.83 243 3.56 475 - - 5.39 718
1968-69 - - 1.83 243 3.94 526 - - 5.77 769
1969-70 0.92 123 1.83 243 5.46 728 - - 8.21 1094
1970-71 1.12 148 1.83 243 4.38 584 - - 7.33 975
1971-72 1.94 269 1.83 264 4.80 661 - - 8.57 1194
1972-73 2.26 297 1.83 293 4.79 629 - - 8.88 1219
1973-74 2.30 296 1.83 293 5.81 736 - - 9.94 1325
1974-75 2.29 293 1.83 304 6.10 782 - - 10.22 1379
1975-76 2.11 234 1.83 281 14.92 1657 - - 18.86 2172
1976-77 1.92 217 1.88 290 28.63 3240 - - 32.43 3747
1977-78 1.70 200 1.93 319 45.00 5305 - - 48.63 5824
1978-79 3.81 470 2.20 377 52.20 6421 - - 58.21 7268
1979-80 5.45 662 2.25 375 51.64 6324 - - 59.34 7361
1980-81 4.97 603 2.26 370 48.22 5850 - - 55.45 6823
1981-82 4.44 473 2.26 335 33.55 3582 - - 40.25 4390
1982-83 2.91 291 2.26 324 42.65 4281 - - 47.82 4896
1983-84 2.48 230 2.26 320 54.98 5099 - - 59.72 5649
1984-85 1.81 145 2.46 325 68.17 5482 - - 72.43 5952
1985-86 1.61 131 2.74 417 73.84 5972 - - 78.19 6520
1986-87 2.32 179 2.74 471 76.45 5924 - - 81.51 6574
1987-88 1.25 97 2.74 508 72.87 5618 - - 76.86 6223
1988-89 1.61 103 2.74 473 66.05 4226 - - 70.40 4802
1989-90 1.84 107 2.81 487 57.87 3368 - - 62.52 3962
1990-91 2.00 102 68.28 3496 43.88 2236 - - 114.16 5834
1991-92 2.33 90 90.39 3499 145.78 5631 - - 238.50 9220
1992-93 0.55 18 105.49 3380 201.40 6434 - - 307.44 9832
1993-94 3.39 108 127.94 4078 472.87 15068 - - 604.20 19254
1994-95 0.23 7 137.52 4370 660.05 20809 - - 797.80 25186
1995-96 2.80 82 156.58 4561 584.46 17044 - - 743.84 21687
1996-97 0.07 2 145.57 4054 803.68 22367 - - 949.32 26423
1997-98 0.04 1 133.94 3391 1025.07 25975 - - 1159.05 29367
1998-99 0.34 8 125.59 2960 1254.12 29522 - - 1380.05 32490
1999-00 0.16 4 129.73 2974 1529.24 35058 - - 1659.13 38036
2000-01 0.11 2 127.11 2725 1844.82 39554 - - 1972.04 42281
2001-02 0.50 10 148.68 3047 2491.18 51049 - - 2640.36 54106
2002-03 0.19 4 167.85 3534 3414.76 71890 31.90 672 3614.70 76100
2003-04 0.10 2 182.16 4198 4662.15 107448 56.88 1311 4901.29 112959
2004-05 0.20 5 196.86 4500 5931.21 135571 62.89 1438 6191.16 141514
2005-06 0.12 3 256.74 5755 6473.27 145108 33.74 756 6763.87 151622
2006-07 0.08 2 295.73 6784 8365.97 191924 20.44 469 8682.22 199179
2007-08 0.74 18 401.24 10039 11960.23 299230 17.44 436 12379.65 309723
2008-09 0.06 1 487.93 9577 12300.66 241426 50.00 981 12838.65 251985
2009-10 225.96 5006 811.88 17986 11496.50 254685 62.31 1380 12596.65 279057
2010-11 204.01 4569 1025.72 22972 12248.83 274330 131.58 2947 13610.13 304818
2011-12 228.60 4469 1382.50 27023 13305.11 260069 145.11 2836 15061.30 294398
2012-13 235.40 4328 1397.40 25692 14126.30 259726 125.10 2301 15884.20 292046
2013-14 268.30 4464 1296.20 21567 16609.10 276359 110.20 1834 18283.80 304223
2014-15 249.40 3985 1191.60 19038 19854.60 317324 80.80 1292 21376.40 341638
2015-16 99.60 1502 1334.30 20115 22190.60 336104 162.90 2456 23787.40 360176
2016-17 93.80 1447 1288.30 19869 22449.40 346319 150.50 2321 23982.00 369955
2017-18 100.20 1540 1397.40 21484 25975.70 399442 135.20 2079 27608.50 424545
- : Negligible.
* : Foreign Currency Assets exclude investment in foreign currency denominated bonds issued by IIFC (UK), SDRs transferred by Government of India to RBI and foreign currency received under SAARC SWAP arrangement. Foreign currency assets in US dollar take into account appreciation/ depreciation of non-US currencies (such as Euro, Sterling, Yen, Australian Dollar, etc.) held in reserves. Foreign exchange holdings are converted into rupees at rupee-US dollar RBI holding rates.
# : Includes ₹ 314.63 Billion(US $ 6699 million) reflecting the purchase of 200 metric tonnes of gold from IMF on November 3, 2009.
## : Includes SDRs 3082.5 million allocated under general allocation and SDRs 214.6 million allocated under special allocation by the IMF done on August 28, 2009 and September 9, 2009, respectively.
Also see Notes on Tables.
Source : Reserve Bank of India

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