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Govt raises divestment target to Rs 1.05 lakh cr for FY20

July 05, 2019 13:21 IST

Strategic divestment of select public sector undertakings will remain a priority area, she said.

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The government has increased divestment target to over Rs 1 lakh crore for the current financial year, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said while unveiling the Union Budget 2019-20.

 

In February this year, the government while presenting the Interim Budget 2019-20 had pegged the divestment target at Rs 90,000 crore.

Strategic divestment of select public sector undertakings will remain a priority area, she said.

The government proposed to enhance the divestment target to Rs 1.05 lakh crore for the current financial year, she said.

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