The NITI Aayog, which was created after dissolving the Planning Commission, is now trying to destroy all the PSUs and stunt the country’s development,” said Mr. Chandy.
| Photo Credit: S_GOPAKUMARThe Central government is using the NITI Aayog as a tool to sell off profit-making public sector units (PSUs), former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said.
Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy addressing a protest march organised by the employees of HLL Lifecare Limited at Perrorkada in protest against the privatisation of the PSU.
He said the Central government was also trying to sell off the Hindustan Newsprint Limited in Kottayam, which generated considerable profits.
The HLL has been running profitably for the past 50 years, and giving profit dividend to the Union government every year,” said Mr. Chandy.