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Cabinet removes Richardson & Cruddas Ltd.from BIFR purview

Updated: Sep 21, 2016 16:09 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept.21 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has approved a proposal of the Department of Heavy Industry for enabling M/s Richardson and Cruddas Limited, a Central Public Sector Enterprise, to come out of purview of Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR).

For this purpose, the Cabinet has approved the conversion into equity of the Government of India loan of Rs 101.78 crores given to the Company, along with the interest amounting to Rs 424.81 Crore accrued on this loan.

The Cabinet further approved in principle, the strategic disinvestment of Nagpur and Chennai units of the company and shifting of operations from Mumbai land to other locations of company.

However the company's land at Mumbai will be converted from lease hold to "Occupation Class II" so as to enable the company to identify the best use of this piece of land for optimal utilization as per Government guidelines. (ANI)