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Raising a smart public sector

A new world is emerging as the era of Washington consensus has ended on the back of Covid-19. The pandemic did not cause the demise of the consensus, it only…

Need To Reform Public Sector

Need to reform public sector

Being nominated as a non-executive chairman or director of the governing board of directors in the public sector enterprises (PSEs) including financial institutions, corporations and privatised units still having government…

Need To Reform Public Sector – II

Need to reform public sector – II

By and large all the companies in the public sector (Public Sector Enterprises) are a victim of poor governance - be it large organisations like PIA, Pakistan Steel Mills or…

Public Sector Revamp

Public sector revamp

To its credit, the government has moved relatively fast on two important fronts: one, putting in place a credible, long-term plan for the resolution of the energy crisis; and two,…

What ails public-sector education?

I asked 12 year-old Sultan (pseudonym) to read from his Urdu textbook. He struggled to read a simple sentence (“more sher ki tarha jungle kaa badshah hai”). While he eventually…

Privatisation Of Public-sector Assets

Privatisation of public-sector assets

For attaining higher growth and boosting economy the government will have to go for mass-scale privatisation despite fierce opposition. This policy statement was made last weekend by the Chairman of…

Privatisation Of Public Transport Sector

Privatisation of public transport sector

It has been reported that Pakistan Railways (PR) will soon be inviting the private sector to operate another 22 passengers trains not generating enough revenue to meet their variable costs…