Consider the following companies:
1. National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO),
2. HINDALCO Industries Limited
3. Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (BALCO)
4. Madras Aluminium Company Limited (MALCO)
Which among the above are Public Sector Companies?

Answer: [A] Only 1

India’s primary Aluminium industry consists of five producers viz. National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), HINDALCO Industries Limited, Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (BALCO), Madras Aluminium Company Limited (MALCO) and Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL).  VAL started its operations in April, 2008. Out of these Companies, only NALCO is in the Public Sector.

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