Title: Impact of reform and privatisation on shareholders with special reference to power sector reform in Orissa

Authors: Goutam Kumar Kundu, Bidhu Bhusan Mishra

Addresses: NTPC Ltd, O&M-Chemistry, NTPC/TSTPS, Deepsikha Post, Angul District, Orissa, 759147, India. ' Department of Business Administration, Utkal University, Vanivihar Post, Bhubaneswar District, 751004, Orissa, India

Abstract: Orissa is the first state in India which has undergone the power sector reform. The government has withdrawn its control on this sector. The model of reform is known as World Bank (WB)-Orissa model. The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of reform on shareholders of power sector. The effect of reform on shareholders of the power sector has been studied with the help of focus group study and survey methodology. Variables/constructs are the parameters in which the shareholders are interested. The impact of reform has been found to be a mixed one; where most of the shareholders have been benefited; however a few have not benefited.

Keywords: shareholders; reform impact; power sector reform; Orissa; India; privatisation.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEA.2011.040114

International Journal of Economics and Accounting, 2011 Vol.2 No.2, pp.190 - 210

Published online: 21 Oct 2014 *

Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article