So far as the Central
Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) under the Department of Heavy Industry
(DHI) is concerned, they are incurring losses due to number of factors
such as poor order book, shortage of working capital, surplus manpower,
obsolete plant and machinery and difficulty to adjust to changing market
The details of concessions and exemptions in r/o of CPSEs under DHI are
• Cement Corporation of India (Rajban Unit in Himachal Pradesh) has been
availing 100% excise duty exemption since 2010. It has availed excise
duty concession amounting to Rs.7.37 crore and Rs.9.02 crore in the year
2014-15 and 2015-16 respectively.
• Hindustan Paper Corporation Ltd. was in receipt of grant for meeting
its additional operational costs on account of transportation. It has
availed grant amounting to Rs.83.50 crore and Rs.50.00 crore during
2015-16 and 2016-17 respectively.
This information was given by Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy
Industries and Public Enterprises Shri Babul Supriyo in reply to a
written question in the Rajya Sabha today.