This paper is published in Volume-8, Issue-5, 2022
Economics and Business Management
Varun Desai
The Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Pub. Date
04 October, 2022
Paper ID
Privatization, Public Sector, Undertakings, State-Owned Enterprises, Private Sector Organizations, Disinvestment, Mixed Economy, Delegation, Divestment, Displacement, Contracting, Leasing, Subsidiary Assets, Shareholder, Deregulations, Liquidation, Profit Maximization, Efficiency, Competition, Accountability, Responsibility, Fiscal Debt, Liberalization, Departmental Undertakings, Statutory Organizations.


Varun Desai. Privatization of public sector – An Indian perspective, International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology,

Varun Desai (2022). Privatization of public sector – An Indian perspective. International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 8(5)

Varun Desai. "Privatization of public sector – An Indian perspective." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 8.5 (2022).


Privatisation is not a single, distinct economic idea. Instead, it encompasses a diverse variety of activities that all indicate a shift in the delivery of goods and services from the public to the private sector. Privatization, for instance, encompasses a variety of actions, such as the sale of public assets to private owners, the simple termination of government initiatives, the contracting out of previously provided services by state agencies to private producers, and the entry of private companies into markets that were previously monopolized by the state. Additionally, the definition of privatisation varies around the world depending on where it is practised and the underlying economic principles. Many business analysts and economic experts believe that privatisation could accelerate economic growth owing to more competition, while others believe that it could actually worsen existing problems like unemployment and cause the economy to regress. This substantial move from public to private administration in India will result in a variety of notable improvements, including increased effectiveness and quality of remaining government functions, less taxation, and a reduction in overall government size. The profit-seeking conduct of new, private sector management will surely result in cost reduction and more emphasis on customer satisfaction in the tasks that are privatised.