NEW DELHI Aug 30 India will sell part of the
government's stake in some state-run companies in the next two
to three months, Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram said on
Saturday, without naming any company.
The government has set a target of $10.5 billion from asset
sales during the current fiscal year to March 2015 to help plug
The finance ministry this week short-listed banks to manage
share sales in top energy explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp
and hydroelectric power generator NHPC Ltd,
according to sources with direct knowledge.
(Reporting by Rajesh Kumar Singh; Writing by Devidutta
Tripathy; Editing by Mark Heinrich)