Government expects to raise Rs. 72500 crore from Disinvestments in 2017-18
Government expects to raise Rs. 56500 crore from Disinvestments in 2016-17
Government expects to raise Rs. 69500 crore from Disinvestments in 2015-16
Government expects to raise Rs. 58425 crore from Disinvestments in 2014-15
Government expects to raise Rs. 54000 crore from Disinvestments in 2013-14
Government expects to raise Rs. 30000 crore from Disinvestments in 2012-13
Government expects to raise Rs. 40000 crore from Disinvestments in 2011-12
Government expects to raise Rs. 40000 crore from Disinvestments in 2010-11
Social Sector schemes to get proceeds from Disinvestment
The Government announced that with effect from April 2009, all proceeds from disinvestment would be channelised into the National Investment Fund (NIF) and would be available in full as one time exemption for meeting capital expenditure of identified social sector programmes as decided by the Planning Commission/Department of Expenditure.
Roadmap for Disinvestments
The Government has announced its intentions of initially focussing on divesting small portions of its holding in listed PSUs where public shareholding is less than 10%, by way of Follow-on Public Offers. In addition to the follow-on offers, the Government also plans to list profitable PSUs having a net-worth of more than Rs. 200 crore.
In the Budget, Finance Minister Mr. Pranab Mukerjee has provided for Rs. 1120 crore from disinvestment in 2009-10
Economic Survey 2008-09
The Economic Survey, tabled in the Parliament by Finance Minister Mr. Pranab Mukherjee has stressed on the need to revitalize the disinvestment programme and plans to generate at least Rs. 25,000 crore per year