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Budget 2022-23: Non-strategic PSU privatisation may see a push next year

A new committee has also been formed under the chairmanship of NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant to help identify non-strategic PSUs for privatisation

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Nikunj Ohri New Delhi
The government may put several public sector undertakings (PSUs) in non-strategic sectors on the block next year as it plans to continue with its privatisation push, said officials in the know.

As the new Public Sector Enterprises (PSE) policy clearly states the government’s intent of exiting non-strategic sectors that include steel, hospitality, tourism, urban development, health care, among others — either by privatisation or closure — some PSUs in these sectors are expected to attract private participants’ interest, an
official said.

A new committee has also been formed under the chairmanship of NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant to help identify non-strategic

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First Published: Jan 27 2022 | 6:05 AM IST

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