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PSEs: Pride of the nation
by Anil Tyagi
Had Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru been alive today, he would have been cheering with the nation that his dream of setting up the modern temples of India had ultimately come to the rescue of the country’s faltering economy. The votaries of liberalisation had to concede on this day that the public sector had not only saved the economy from a certain collapse but also emerged as the pioneers of social engineering. This is evident as private entrepreneurs are still hungry to add to their coffers at the expense of the poor.
The forward march of the public sector and its contribution to the national exchequer was in the focus at the 4th SCOPE Meritorious Awards (2011-12) on Public Sector Day at Vigyan Bhawan on April 26. President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the awards on 11 public sector enterprises (PSEs) for their excellent performance in different fields.Read More