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CCEA has given 'in principle' approval for AI disinvestment, Minister tell RS

CCEA has given 'in principle' approval for AI disinvestment, Minister tell RS

New Delhi, Jan 02 (UNI) The government said on Tuesday that the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) had given ``in principle' approval in June for considering strategic disinvestment of Air India and its five subsidiaries and constitution of Specific Alternative Mechanism to guide the process from time to time.

A group of ministers with representation from the ministries of Finance, Commerce and Industries, Road Transport, Highways and Shipping and Railways was looking into it, the Minister for Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati told the Rajya Sabha here.

When asked details about the proposal, the Minister said the government was open to take on board any suggestions that come on the procedure.

In its written reply, the Ministry said that Air India had been incurring continuous losses and has huge accumulated losses. The national airlines had incurred a (provisional) loss of Rs 3643 crore in 2016-17 which was projected provisionally at Rs. 3579 crore in 2017-18 Budget Estimates.


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Govt has asked states to ensure payment of MSP to farmers: Radha Mohan Singh

05 Jan 2018 | 8:06 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) The government on Friday said that it had written to state governments to ensure that farmers were given the minimum support price set by the government for 22 commodities.

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World Bank yet to release money for SANKALP scheme: Jaitley

05 Jan 2018 | 8:02 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the World Bank is yet to
release the money for the Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion
(SANKALP) scheme linked to skill development.

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RoC removed names of 2,26,166 defunct companies in 2017

05 Jan 2018 | 7:24 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) The Registrars of Companies (RoCs) has removed the names of 2,26,166 companies as on 19.

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Backlog of 2.61 cr cases in lower courts, Prasad

05 Jan 2018 | 6:48 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) There is a backlog of 2.

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RS concerned over rising thefts on trains; Min says 2 mn CCTVs to be installed

05 Jan 2018 | 6:14 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) Even as House of Elders on Friday expressed concern at the increasing thefts, burglary and drugging on passenger trains, Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal said the government was aware of such incidents especially as some of the criminals buy tickets and pose as passengers.

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