Examines one of the most important reforms relating to public enterprise (PE) policy in India, namely divestment of their share‐holdings. Discusses the philosophy, process, organizational mechanism, expectations and outcomes of divestment in PEs. Finally, points out the major weaknesses retarding the success of the newly introduced divestment policy and outlines some reformatory measures to overcome them. As a backdrop, presents the historical background, current scenario, and problems and performance of PEs in India, but has been restricted to the central PEs, i.e. enterprises owned and managed by the central government only.
Sankar, T., Mishra, R. and Lateef Syed Mohammed, A. (1994), "Divestments in Public Enterprises: The Indian Experience", International Journal of Public Sector Management, Vol. 7 No. 2, pp. 69-88. https://doi.org/10.1108/09513559410055242Download as .RIS
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