A total of 257 out of 331 CPSEs were operational in 2016-17
GN Bureau | March 24, 2018
The Public Enterprises Survey (2016-17) was recently unveiled by the department of public enterprises under the ministry of heavy industries and public enterprises in both the houses of the Parliament.
According to the survey, 257 out of 331 CPSEs were operational in 2016-17.
The report stated that the total paid up capital in 331 CPSEs as on March 31, 2017 stood at Rs 2,33,112 crore as compared to Rs 2,04,763 crore, posting a growth of 13.84 per cent.
The survey revealed that the employee strength came down by 4.60 per cent in 2016-17 as compared to the last fiscal. The PSUs employed 11.31 lakh people (excluding contractual and casual workers) in 2016-17 against 11.85 lakh in 2015-16.
The total investment in all the enterprises was Rs 12,50,373 crore as on March 31, 2017 compared to Rs 11,61,019 crore in the same period of the last fiscal, recording a growth of 7.70 per cent.
Capital employed in all CPSEs stood at Rs 21,74,120 crore on March 31, 2017 compared to Rs 20,59,529 crore as on March 31, 2016, showing a growth of 5.56 per cent.
The overall net profit of 257 operating CPSEs stood at Rs 1,27,602 crore for 2016-17 FY compared to Rs 1,14,239 crore net profit of 244 operating enterprises in the previous fiscal of 2015-16.
A total of 174 CPSEs posted net profit of Rs 1,52,647 crore in 2016-17 against Rs 1,44,998 crore by 164 PSUs in the 2015-16 fiscal.
The report stated that 82 operating CPSEs registered net loss of Rs 25,045 crore in 2016-17 against the net loss of Rs 30,759 crore by 79 PSUs in the previous financial year.
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