Advance motion is underway for privatisation of two public sector banks in pursuance of the announcement made by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Division of Monetary Companies secretary Sanjay Malhotra mentioned on Monday.
Within the Union Finances for 2021-22, the federal government introduced its intent to take up the privatisation of two PSBs (Public Sector Banks) within the yr and accredited a coverage of strategic disinvestment of public sector enterprises.
“In as far as banking privatisation is worried, there’s already a press release on the ground of the home by the finance minister for making enabling provision. Advance motion on that is underway,” he mentioned throughout the curtain raiser occasion ‘Iconic Week of the Finance Ministry’ to be held between June 6 and 12.
Within the Union Finances for the monetary yr 2021-22, the federal government had introduced its intent to take up privatisation of two PSBs within the yr and approval of a coverage of strategic disinvestment of public sector enterprises, Sitharaman had mentioned in Parliament.
Authorities think-tank NITI Aayog has already instructed two banks and one insurance coverage firm to the core group of secretaries on disinvestment for privatisation. In accordance with sources, Central Financial institution of India and Indian Abroad Financial institution are seemingly candidates for privatisation.
As per the method, the core group of secretaries, headed by the Cupboard secretary, will ship its advice to Different Mechanism (AM) for its approval and finally to the Cupboard headed by the prime minister for the ultimate nod.
The members of the core group of secretaries embody financial affairs secretary, income secretary, expenditure secretary, company affairs secretary, authorized affairs secretary, Division of Public Enterprises secretary, Division of Funding and Public Asset Administration (DIPAM) secretary and an administrative division secretary.
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