27. Borrowing powers of Warehousing Corporation.-
(1) A Warehousing Corporation may, in consultation with the Reserve Bank and with the previous approval of the appropriate Government, issue and sell bonds and debentures carrying interest for the purpose of raising funds: Provided that the total amount of bonds and debentures issued and outstanding and of the other borrowings of the Corporation shall not at any time exceed ten times the amount of the paid-up share capital and the reserve fund of the Corporation.
(2) A Warehousing Corporation may, for the purpose of carrying out its functions under this Act, borrow money-
(i) from the Reserve Bank, or
(ii) from the State Bank, for such periods for which, and upon any of the securities against which, it is authorised to advance and lend moneys, under the provisions of 1[the State Bank of India Act, 1955 (23 of 1955), or]
2[(iii) from any 3[scheduled bank], or
(iv) from such insurance company, investment trust or other financial institution as may be approved by the Central Government in this behalf.]
(3) Subject to the proviso to sub-section (1), the Central Warehousing Corporation may borrow money from the Central Government and a State Warehousing Corporation may borrow money from the State Government and the Central Warehousing Corporation on such securities and on such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon between the borrowing Corporation and the lender, in each case.
(4) The bonds and debentures of a Warehousing Corporation may be guaranteed by the appropriate Government as to the repayment of principal and the payment of interest at such rate as may be fixed by the appropriate Government on the recommendation of the board of directors of the Corporation at the time the bonds or debentures are issued.