The Unit Trust of India Act,1963
Section 20. Borrowing powers
(1) The Trust may borrow from any authority or person, not being Government or the Reserve Bank, against such security and on such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon.
(2) The Trust may borrow money from the Reserve Bank repayable on demand or on the expiry of a fixed period not exceeding ninety days from the date on which the money is so borrowed against stocks, funds and securities (other than immovable property) in which a trustee is authorised to invest trust money by any law for the time being in force in India.
(3) If the Board is of opinion that a situation has arisen in which it is necessary or expedient for the Trust to borrow money from the Reserve Bank against securities other than those mentioned in sub-section (2), the Trust may borrow money from that bank repayable on demand or within a period not exceeding eighteen months from the date on which the money is so borrowed against its own bonds which the Trust may issue with the approval of the Central Government.
(4) The bonds issued by the Trust under sub-section (3) shall be guaranteed by the Central Government as to the repayment of principal and the payment of interest at such rate as may be fixed by the Central Government at the time the bonds are issued.