How are the three sectors of the economy different from each other? Explain.



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Ownership of Assets

Most of the assets of a public sector enterprise are owned by the government.

Assets of a private sector enterprise are owned by individuals or a group of individuals.

Service Provider

Government is solely responsible for providing services in the public sector.

The responsibility of provision of services falls on the indviduals or private owners.


The government raises money through various sources such as taxes, international loans etc.

The owners of a private firms put in their own money and the money they raise by providing services.


The motive of a public sector firm is to provide services to the public to help them.

The motive of a private sector firm is to earn profits and make the owners rich.


Railways (IRCTC, DMRC), Reserve Bank of India

SpaceX, TATA steel


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