Bureau of Public Enterprises was constituted in the year 1978 under the administrative control of State Enterprises Department. It was reconstituted vide department of personnel and administrative reforms order No. F7(57)AR/5/78/Jaipur. Dated 5th Sept. 1984.
The important functions / objectives / activities of Bureau are following :
To monitor, review and evaluate the functioning of all State Public Sector Undertaking with a view of helping the Individual units to attain their corporate objectives by maximizing managerial efficiency and obtaining optimum results on investments.
To issue-guidelines to state enterprises and/or to the Directors/Members nominated by the Govt. on their boards/governing bodies as may be considered necessary from time to time for taking appropriate corrective measures and bringing about improvements in systems, procedures, technology, management practices, accounting quality controls and in various other areas of enterprise management.
To coordinate the working of the various state enterprises and to endeavour that there is a certain degree of uniformity of approach in matters of common concerns, such as personnel policies and procedures, recruitment procedures, training and placing of persons, wage structure ,stores management including purchase and disposal procedures, welfare benefits to staff, and the like.
To help identifying the areas where linkages and avenues for coordinated or joint efforts in the fields of purchases, marketing, financing etc. could be established between various state enterprises.
To arrange for common facilities and services as training of personnel, undertaking of employees housing schemes, computer facilities and the like.
To serve as a clearing house for the collection and the dis-semination of information for all state public sector undertakings.
Such other functions as may be entrusted to the bureau by the government from time to time.