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Air India divestment expected to be closed in first qtr of FY22: DEA secy

We have taken up some big-bang disinvestments, particularly Air India and LIC on priority, said Bajaj

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Air india disinvestment | Finance Ministry | Divestment or disinvestment

Shrimi Choudhary 



Tarun Bajaj
Economic affairs secretary Tarun Bajaj | Illustration: Tarun Bajaj

The Centre is taking up some of the major disinvestment proceeds on priority, particularly of Air India and Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India. In an interview with Shrimi Choudhary, Economic Affairs Secretary TARUN BAJAJ says the extra borrowing at the end of the current fiscal year is on account of low revenue and new fertiliser subsidy grant of Rs 65,000 crore. Edited excerpts:

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First Published: Thu, February 04 2021. 06:10 IST

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