This book is an attempt to study and analyse the functioning of the State Level Public Enterprises (SLPEs) in India. The book is based on a study completed for the Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India, New Delhi and Planning Commission, Government of India, New Delhi. The book covers all the States and some Union Territories. The information contained in the book has been culled out from primary and secondary sources. The book presents an executive summary in its first few pages. This is followed by a macro analysis of the functioning of these SLPEs in India. The analysis is based on the data collected on a few vital parameters for the period 1990-91 to 2004-05. The parameters range from total investment, typology, capital employed, net worth and total resources to total revenue, net profits / losses, accumulated losses and total impact on state finances. A survey of restructuring and privatisation has also been incorporated as a part of analysis. The macro analysis is followed by state-wise analysis of the SLPEs. This analysis includes the position of the SLPRs in each state with regard to there financial profile, sectoral classification, budgetary support, social safety net, and problems and issues.