Target to be met

New Delhi, Nov. 22 (PTI): The government today said it was hopeful of achieving the divestment target of Rs 30,000 crore for the current fiscal.

"The government has decided to divest minority stakes in Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd and SAIL," S.S. Palanimanickam, minister of state for finance, said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.

Besides, stake sales in Hindustan Copper, MMTC, National Aluminium Company, Oil India and NMDC would also take place, he said.