In a written reply to a question asked in the Lok Sabha, Defence Minister Dr. Subhash Bhamrein stated the Budget Estimate (BE) of Rs. 72500 crore for disinvestment during the year 2017-18 out of which Rs. 46500 crore is to come from the Central Public Sector Enterprises, Rs. 15000 crore from Strategic Disinvestment and Rs. 11000 crore from Insurance companies.