The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the disinvestment of 10.82% equity of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) out of Government of India shareholding of 85.82% through an Offer of Sale of shares through stock exchanges as per SEBI Rules and Regulations.
After this disinvestment Government of India shareholding in the company would come down to 75%.
The paid up equity capital of the company, as on 31st March, 2012 was Rs.4130.53 crore. SAIL is a listed Maharatna Central Public Sector Enterprise and is the largest domestic steel producing company. It is also engaged in the business of mining, production and marketing of iron and steel.
Shares of SAIL were marginally up by 0.32% in trade today.