The Problems Of Financing Government Corporations Government Corporation (a Case Study Of Tracas)

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THE PROBLEMS OF FINANCING GOVERNMENT CORPORATIONS GOVERNMENT CORPORATION (A CASE STUDY OF TRACAS)

PROPOSAL

Government Corporation or parastatals are partly or completely financed by government.  Some of these government funded parastatals operate in some private fashion.  Government presence coming only in the form of control, directive and subvention.  Example mass transit services of state or local government.

This research proper is on the “problems of financing government corporation (Tracas as a case study) in carring out this research, I intend to find out the extent to which commercial bank finance activities of Tracas, to ascertain the effect of inadequate funding of the corporations to provide adequate security on the obtaining of loan, to determine the extent to which the high interest rate charge by commercial bank affect the loan securing habit of the corporations.  In the literary opinion, I intend elaborate on government participation in public corporation, the rationale, financial problem of the corporation and inadequate funding and it impact on corporation.  The research methodology of data collection, presentation analysis and hypothesis testing will be primary and secondary data and also chi-square method.

It is expected that the finding will help to see the aspect of commercial funding of other corporation and TRACAS since lack of funding will militate against the operations of corporation.  In the process of carrying this research, I am expected to face with some problems like time constraint, financial problem and unavailability of data.  But inspite of this problems I will be able to gather some information which could solved the problem hampering the growth of the nation through the effectiveness of the government to Finance Public Corporation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Cover page

Title page

Approval page

Dedication

Acknowledgement

Proposal

Table of contents

 

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1     Background of the study

1.2            Statement of the problem

1.3            Objective of the study

1.4            Research questions

1.5            Research hypothesis

1.6            Significance of the study

1.7            Scope and limitations of study

 

CHAPTER TWO

2.0            Review of related literature

2.1     Overview of government corporation finance

2.2            Government participation in public corporation

2.3            Rational of public enterprises

2.4            Problems of public enterprises

2.5            Issue of financing government corporations

2.6            Features of public corporation and their impact on their

policy and financial situation

2.7            Financial problem of public corporation

2.8            Commercial bank financing and interest rate

2.9            Inadequate funding and its impact on corporations

Reference

 

CHAPTER THREE

RESEARCH DESIGNS AND METHODOLOGY

3.1            Source of data

3.2            Location of data

3.3            Research population

3.4            Description of respondent

3.5            Procedure in collecting data

3.6            Validation of instrument for data collection

3.7            Method of data analysis

 

CHAPTER FOUR

DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS

4.1            Analysis and interpretation of questionnaire

4.2             Testing of hypothesis

4.3            Statement of hypothesis 1

4.4            Statement of hypothesis 11

4.5            Statement of hypothesis 111

 

CHAPTER FIVE

FINDINGS, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

5.1            Summary of findings

5.2            Recommendations

5.3            References/Bibliography

Appendices

Appendix A         -        Letter to respondents

Appendix B         -        Questionnaire

 


CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

Public corporation are enterprises, which are partly or wholly owned by the government, which private enterprises have been unable to take care of due to lack of adequate capital.

Government have generally started playing a major role in economic development and in starting large enterprises in public sector.  Many parastatals come into being when it was believed that rapid economic development required the state to take on the role of an entrepreneur/should also be know that government involvement in running public sector help in shaping its economy.  Government ownership of these enterprises is to help improve its social and economic well being of her people and those amenities that the entrepreneurs cannot provide.

In any organization, there are so many components put together that make for an effective performance.  One of the se components is fund.  The problem that arises is the adequacy of the fund for effective oiling of the operations of an organisation, throughout its lifetime.  Many organisations which started well at the initial stage have failed by the wayside die to shortage of available funds.

 

Public enterprises could be classified into four categories, according to the degree of government participation in ownership and intervention in management.  We have the governmental departments or ministries and agencies like INEC, NBTE.  Government invested enterprises where the government held at least 50% of the equity and appoint management.  Subsidiary company of government invested enterprises which allow the government to invest indirectly through government invested enterprises and others.  And also government back enterprises where the government hold less than 50% of the stock.  In developing nation there is a general believe that government should own and control enterprises; and government gave majority control of them appoint top management.

Over the past decades, the number and variety for public enterprises in developing country like Nigeria, the overall performance of these enterprises have been rather disappointing.  They have suffered staggering loss thereby becoming a major drain on national budgets and the principal sources of heavy external borrowing.  They have equally failed to generate the expected job opportunities.  The public enterprises have been pioneers in strategic and

 

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