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Impact of reform and privatisation on employees a case study of power sector reform in Orissa, India

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  • Kundu, Goutam Kumar
  • Mishra, Bidhu Bhusan

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Orissa is the first state in India to have undergone reform in the power sector with the Government withdrawing its control. The state government owned integrated Electricity Board which was responsible for generation, transmission and distribution of electricity was unbundled into separate generating, transmitting, distributing and trading companies. The structure and ownership changed. The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of the reform and privatization on employees.

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  • Kundu, Goutam Kumar & Mishra, Bidhu Bhusan, 2012. "Impact of reform and privatisation on employees a case study of power sector reform in Orissa, India," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 45(C), pages 252-262.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:enepol:v:45:y:2012:i:c:p:252-262
    DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2012.02.026
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