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Disinvestments in India covers the following aspects

  • What is Disinvestment?
  • What are the primary objectives and importance of Disinvestment?
  • In what different ways can Disinvestment be approached?
  • Understanding the history of Disinvestment in India since it first started in 1991
  • What has been the evolution of the Disinvestment policy in India and what is the current policy being followed?
  • What have been the main arguments against Disinvestment?
  • Why is this the right time for Disinvestments?
  • What is the National Investment Fund and what is its current status?

Disinvestments Database contains a comprehensive database of all past Disinvestments in India till date. It provides:

  • A master data table of all past CPSE Disinvestments as well as various sub-sets of the table, created on the basis of the different approaches which have been used for Disinvestments
  • Summary Tables on past CPSE Disinvestments including:
    • Annual Target v/s Achievement Table- Indicating how the Government has fared vis-a-vis the target set in the Budget
    • Yearwise Summary- Disinvestments broken down year-wise
    • Timelines Graph- A graphical depiction of past Disinvestments in India
  • 'Other' Monetary Receipts of the Government from Disinvestments- Covering monetary receipts of the Government by way of Special Dividend, Capital Reduction etc.
  • Other Central Government Disinvestments- Covering monetary receipts of the Government from non-CPSE/ non-SLPE Disinvestments
  • State Level Public Enterprise (SLPE) Disinvestments- Covering Disinvestments in State Level Public Enterprises

Fresh Capital Raising Database has details of Fresh Capital Raisings by PSUs, which also led to the dilution of the Government's stakes in them.

PSU Primary Capital Market Database contains a database of all past PSU IPOs/FPOs- sorted both according to the Company Category as well as by Issue Amount. A year-wise summary of amounts raised has also been provided.

This section further provides all the Public Offers in the pipeline from various PSUs. It also answers the questions of if there is enough depth in the market to be able to subscribe to the huge possible magnitude of PSU issues.

Info Bank on Listed PSUs@BSE has extensive details of all PSUs that are listed at BSE including key financial information such as Quarterly Results and Annual Reports. Company Information covering Board of Directors, Shareholding Pattern, Corporate Announcements, SAST and Insider Trading Disclosures, Public Offer Documents. Corporate Information and Contact Information has also been provided. Information related to daily prices such as the Stock Reach page (as on the BSE website) of each PSU, Charting Information and Historic Prices have also been provided.

IPOs/FPOs Guide for PSUs provides a tutorial on the basics of the capital markets in India and the past and current trends in the markets. It also provides all the relevant information for PSUs to get started- What are IPOs/ FPOs, Different Types of Issues, Eligibility Norms for making an IPO/ FPO, Regulations for IPOs/ FPOs, Offer Documents, Allocations in an IPO/ FPO, Anchor Investors, Applying in an IPO/ FPO, Allotments in IPOs/ FPOs, Listing and Trading of Stocks, IPO Grading, Role of Intermediaries along with a Database of the Key Intermediaries. FAQs on listing for PSUs have also been provided. Various Regulations and Guidelines pertaining to PSUs and capital markets have also been provided.

Disinvestment Internationally gives information on the international experience with regards to Disinvestment, and links to international websites on Disinvestment.

Public Sector defines the different entities that fall under the umbrella of Public Sector Enterprises. It also provides a history of the sector, with the rationale for why it was set up. The range of products currently being offered by this sector are also listed.

Classification of CPSEs provides the classification of the PSUs into Maharatnas, Navratnas, Miniratnas and Other Profit Making Enterprises. This section also contains the Master list of all CPSEs and PSBs along with a name change index reflecting all the name changes in PSUs.

BSE and PSUs provides a brief introduction to BSE, and also gives the benefits of listing at BSE. This section also covers the presentations made at the past PSU CEO conclaves organised by BSE

Apart from the above, the website contains various market related information, both current and historical such as:

  • A brief write-up on the S&P BSE PSU Index along with weekly, monthly, yearly and two-yearly movements of the index vis-a-vis the S&P BSE SENSEX
  • Daily 'end of day' movements of the stocks constituting the S&P BSE PSU Index
  • Price performance of recent PSU IPOs along with a table that shows the gains the Government has made in recent PSU listings
  • PSU constituents of the S&P BSE SENSEX and the BSE 100 with links to each of these companies.
  • Data on Current PSU IPOs/FPOs and those in pipeline on the homepage
  • Market Capitalisation of all the listed PSU stocks
  • List of PSUs that have been profit making for the last 3 years but are still unlisted

There are also sections on Benefits of Disinvestment, Recent Government Announcements relating to Disinvestment, Court Judgments on Past Disinvestments, Recent Articles on PSU Disinvestments and Publications on Disinvestments.

PSU Contact Directory contains the contact details of all CPSEs and some other SCOPE members.

'Did You Know' section provides some interesting facts about PSU public offers.

Links have been provided to relevant websites such as those of BSE, Department of Investment and Public Asset Management, Department of Public Enterprises, SEBI and SCOPE. 'Key People at above organisations' would give you a list of the key officials at these organisations.

Discussion Board
The Discussion Board provides a platform for interaction amongst the PSUs or any other users on issues of common interest and concern pertaining to Disinvestments to them.