Thursday, January 01, 2009

Gujarat government charity schme fails at GACL

ET today reported that the proposed move to use 30% of pre-tax profit at PSUs in Gujarat has failed to get the shareholders' nod at GACL. The proposal required approval of three-fourths of shareholders. The proposal failed to muster the necessary votes at GACL thanks mainly to opposition from institutional shareholders.

There has been criticism of the charity move on the ground that it is inimical to the interests of non-government shareholders. But the state PSUs hardly have the profile of a Satyam, so the coverage of the issue has been rather small.

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