parastatal

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par·a·stat·al

 (păr′ə-stāt′l)
adj.
Owned or controlled wholly or partly by the government: a parastatal mining corporation.
n.
A company or agency owned or controlled wholly or partly by the government.

parastatal

(ˌpærəˈsteɪtəl)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a state-owned organization, esp in Africa
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to such an organization
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All MLAs from respective districts representing the Urban Local Bodies, Mayors and Chairpersons of ULBs, Chairpersons and Chief Executives of Urban Development Authorities in districts, Commissioners and Chief Executive Officers of ULBs, senior most representatives of the Department of Public Health Engineering and senior most officials of para-statal bodies like water board, sewerage board will be the members of the District Level Advisory and Monitoring Committees.
My interest in the story stems from the nine years my late wife Sue and I lived in Lesotho, where I worked for a para-statal organisation.
It marks the highest level of maturity in web-based e-Governance applications as it strives to achieve horizontal integration across various verticals of Central government, State governments and Para-statal agencies," he added.
Social cohesion remains poor 18 years after the genocide despite a prohibition on ethnic identification and an attempt to forge a national identity; ethnic grievances persist, subterranean, in both the exclusion of RPF crimes from the gacaca courts established to deal with crimes committed during the genocide and in the perceived pro-Tutsi allocation of state and para-statal jobs; and the regime faces accusations of supporting rebel groups in eastern Congo that have targeted civilians and destabilized the region.
The aim of the Technology and Development Consultancy Cell would be to formulate and implement a Development Professional program which among other things seeks to train personnel and establish opportunities within statal and para-statal agencies for these engineers to work profitably.
It is a fascist-type system that still has millions on the payroll of the state and para-statal organizations, including religious foundations.
Neither Tharunyata Hetak nor Nil Balakaya is a statal or a para-statal organisation.
As elsewhere in the GCC region, the lines between ruling family, para-statal and government assets were blurred.
Contributors from industry, academia, and government discuss such aspects as an integrative research framework, the continuum of pro-poor tourism and neoliberal governance, and impacts of private sectors and para-statal enterprises in and around Kruger National Park in South Africa.
Most countries in the region needed to borrow to cover balance of trade deficits, but the new lending went to private companies and para-statal companies; relatively little covered government deficits.
Directors and board members of all para-statal organisations will also include people from other parties.
Mkandawire makes a related plea to focus more on the social and political histories of adjusting countries rather than the present emphasis on `winners' and `losers' which takes little or no regard of the ways in which adjusting governments may simply shift to form new political alliances with, for example, privatized para-statal organizations.