Stocks that can be purchased under RGESSConfused about the pulic sector stocks that are eligible under the Rajiv Gandhi EquitySavings Scheme? Heres to getting your doubts clearedAuthor : iFast ContentUnder the Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme (RGESS), an entire gamut of listed publicsector companies have been thrown open for investing. Unfortunately, investors are not surewhich companies these are. Here we aim to provide clarity on that front.With the aim of nudging public sector enterprises (PSEs) towards profitability, the governmentgrants certain financial and operational autonomy in degrees. Depending on variousparameters, such as the average annual turnover over the past three years along with net profitand net worth, the PSEs are eligible for enhanced delegated powers in certain areas. A commonexample, for instance, would be capital expenditure up to a limit not requiring governmentapproval.These PSEs are further categorised into sub-categories: Maharatna, Navratna and Miniratna.According to the Department of Public Enterprises, here are the companies that fall into thevarious categories as on February 2013.Maharatna 1. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited 2. Coal India Limited 3. GAIL (India) Limited 4. Indian Oil Corporation Limited 5. NTPC Limited 6. Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited 7. Steel Authority of India LimitedNavratna 1. Bharat Electronics Limited 2. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited 3. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited 4. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited 5. Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited 6. National Aluminium Company Limited 7. NMDC Limited 8. Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited 9. Oil India Limited 10. Power Finance Corporation Limited 11. Power Grid Corporation of India Limited 12. Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited 13. Rural Electrification Corporation Limited 14. Shipping Corporation of India Limited
Miniratna: Category - I 1. Airports Authority of India 2. Antrix Corporation Limited 3. Balmer Lawrie & Co. Limited 4. Bharat Dynamics Limited 5. BEML Limited 6. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited 7. Bridge & Roof Company (India) Limited 8. Central Warehousing Corporation 9. Central Coalfields Limited 10. Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited 11. Cochin Shipyard Limited 12. Container Corporation of India Limited 13. Dredging Corporation of India Limited 14. Engineers India Limited 15. Ennore Port Limited 16. Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited 17. Goa Shipyard Limited 18. Hindustan Copper Limited 19. HLL Lifecare Limited 20. Hindustan Newsprint Limited 21. Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited 22. Housing & Urban Development Corporation Limited 23. India Tourism Development Corporation Limited 24. Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Limited 25. IRCON International Limited 26. KIOCL Limited 27. Mazagaon Dock Limited 28. Mahanadi Coalfields Limited 29. Manganese Ore (India) Limited 30. Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemical Limited 31. Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited 32. MMTC Limited 33. MSTC Limited 34. National Fertilizers Limited 35. National Seeds Corporation Limited 36. NHPC Limited 37. Northern Coalfields Limited 38. Numaligarh Refinery Limited 39. ONGC Videsh Limited 40. Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited 41. Projects & Development India Limited 42. Railtel Corporation of India Limited 43. Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited 44. RITES Limited 45. SJVN Limited 46. Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited 47. South Eastern Coalfields Limited 48. State Trading Corporation of India Limited 49. Telecommunications Consultants India Limited 50. THDC India Limited 51. Western Coalfields Limited 52. WAPCOS Limited
Miniratna: Category-II 53. Bharat Pumps & Compressors Limited 54. Broadcast Engineering Consultants (I) Limited 55. Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Limited 56. Ed.CIL (India) Limited 57. Engineering Projects (India) Limited 58. FCI Aravali Gypsum & Minerals India Limited 59. Ferro Scrap Nigam Limited 60. HMT (International) Limited 61. HSCC (India) Limited 62. India Trade Promotion Organisation 63. Indian Medicines & Pharmaceuticals Corporation Limited 64. M E C O N Limited 65. National Film Development Corporation Limited 66. National Small Industries Corporation Limited 67. P E C Limited 68. Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments LimitedTo read all about the RGESS, click on FAQ: Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings SchemeTo read about the benefits of tax-saving funds under Section 80C, click on All about Section 80CTo buy and sell mutual funds online, click hereContent Team,Fundsupermart.com | iFAST Financial India Pvt Ltd.DISCLAIMER iFAST and/or its content and research team’s licensed representatives may own or have positions in the mutual funds of any of theAsset Management Company mentioned or referred to in the article, and may from time to time add or dispose of, or be materiallyinterested in any such. This article is not to be construed as an offer or solicitation for the subscription, purchase or sale of anymutual fund. No investment decision should be taken without first viewing a mutual funds scheme information document includingstatement of additional information. Any advice herein is made on a general basis and does not take into account the specificinvestment objectives of the specific person or group of persons. Investors should seek for professional investment, tax, and legaladvice before making an investment or any other decision. Past performance and any forecast is not necessarily indicative of thefuture or likely performance of the mutual fund. The value of mutual funds and the income from them may fall as well as rise.Opinions expressed herein are subject to change without notice. Please read our disclaimer on the website .Please read ourdisclaimer in the website. Risk Factors: Mutual funds, like securities investments, are subject to market risks and there is noguarantee against loss in the Scheme or that the Scheme’s objectives will be achieved. As with any investment in securities, theNAV of the Units issued under the Scheme can go up or down depending on various factors and forces affecting capital markets.Past performance of the Sponsor/the AMC/the Mutual Fund does not indicate the future performance of the Scheme. The name ofthe Scheme does not in any manner indicate the quality of the Scheme, its future prospects or returns. Please read the Statement ofAdditional Information and Scheme Information Document carefully before investing.