Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicAsset monetisation

Topic: Asset monetisation

Our oil sector is dominated by financially strong PSUs. Monetisation may not benefit it

Oil PSUs are not really dependent on the proceeds from asset monetisation for raising resources for the new infrastructure projects planned by them.

Monetising FCI warehouses good. Modi govt must ensure revenue won’t go to fanciful projects

As a result of asset monetisation, the private sector may preserve and maintain stocks more economically than FCI-owned warehouses.

Success of Modi govt’s monetisation plan won’t be about money but whether infra is affordable

Modi govt's Rs 6 lakh crore monetisation plan involves leasing out public assets to the private sector. These include roads, railway stations, airports, gas and oil pipelines, warehouses, sports stadiums, etc.

Wait till privatisation of Air India to decide on a good model of asset monetisation

The Modi government should assure citizens that no part of the monetised revenue will be used to bail out NPAs or build white elephants to mollify vote banks.

What is the best asset monetisation plan? Modi govt can learn important lessons from Australia

Without bureaucratic capability, India's plan could become a transfer of taxpayer-funded assets to a handful of businesses. Finding balance between public & private interests is key.

Not selling govt land, assets: FM Sitharaman on Rs 6 lakh crore asset monetisation pipeline

The FM launched the ambitious asset monetisation plan Monday. It is spread across assets like roads, railways, sports stadiums, airports, etc.

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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