The secretary of the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) informed on 10 August that the privatisation of Air India, BPCL, Shipping Corp of India, Pawan Hans, BEML and Neelachal Ispat Nigam Ltd would be completed during 2021-22. He also informed that the central government it has received about Rs 8,368 crore by selling its shares in Axis Bank, NMDC Ltd and Housing and Urban Development Corp.