January 21, 2022 Peoples Commission on Public Sector and Public Services Statement on LIC IPO The Finance Minister in her budget speech in 2021 announced disinvestment of government stake in the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). According to news reports, the LIC IPO Prospectus is likely to be issued in early February 2022. It... Continue Reading →
Reserve Bank of India should reverse its policy with regard to allowing Non-Banking Financial Companies (like the Adani Capital) to have tie-ups with Public Sector banks (like the State Bank of India) for co-lending to the farmers and other small borrowers. The undersigned demand an immediate reversal of this arrangement as it will have serious implications for the public.
Statement on CEL Sale by Peoples’ Commission on Public Sector and Services The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) empowered alternative mechanism for disinvestment is reported to have finalised selling 100% equity of Central Electronics Ltd. (CEL), a Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE), for a paltry sum of Rs 210 Crores, to a private entity... Continue Reading →
Statement Peoples' Commission on Public Sector and Services We wish to express our outrage and deep concern about the recent notification issued by the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) in the Union Finance Ministry, which sets “guidelines” for the new policy for public enterprises in the “non-strategic” sectors. The “guidelines”, issued on December 13, which... Continue Reading →