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Restructuring of PSUs/ Corporations of State Government

Finance

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch
Group-T

No. 1093-F(Y) Dated: 21.02.2017

Memorandum

The matter of comprehensive restructuring of PSUs/ Corporations with an objective to improve the operational efficiency, optimally utilize the manpower and assets was under active consideration of the Government for some time past.

2. After reviewing the status of 90 PSUs/ Corporations of the state government, it has been decided by the State Government that 46 PSUs/ Corporations are to be restructured/ merged (26 PSUs/ Corporations would be restructured and 20 would be merged [Annexure – ‘A’]). The remaining 44 PSUs/ Corporations will continue to remain functional [Annexure – ‘B’].

3. It has further been decided that the services of employees of all such restructured/ merged PSUs/ Corporations would not be affected in any way. The employees in such merged or restructured PSUs/ Corporations will be redeployed in the continuing PSUs/ Corporations with which the original unit is merged or detailed in the various offices in the Government with same terms & conditions of service.

4. A Committee of Secretaries with the Chief Secretary as its Chairman and having the Addl. Chief Secretary, Home and Hill Affairs Department, Principal Secretary, Public Works Department, Principal Secretary, Finance Department and Principal Secretary, L&LR Department as its member – is also constituted to ensure proper and optimum utilization of land, infrastructure and assets of the restructured/ merged PSUs/ Corporations.

5. Concerned Departments are requested to immediately take necessary action with regards to completion of the legal formalities to restructure/ merge the company, the matters related with redeployment of regular/ contractual/ ad-hoc employees and disposal of assets etc.

This has approval of the Cabinet in its meeting held on February 10, 2017.

Sd/- Basudeb Banerjee
Chief Secretary

No. 1093-F dated 21.02.2017, Source

Annexure-A
PSUs and Corporations proposed to be restructured or merged (46)

# Department Corporation/ PSU Status Remarks
1 Animal Resources Development West Bengal Dairy and Poultry Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company West Bengal Dairy and Poultry Development Corporation Limited would be merged with The West Bengal Livestock Processing Development Corporation Limited to form one Corporation.
2 Backward Classes Welfare West Bengal Backward Classes Development & Finance Corporation Statutory West Bengal Backward Classes Development & Finance Corporation will be merged with West Bengal Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes Development & Finance Corporation
3 Finance Eastern Distilleries and Chemicals Limited Govt. Company
4 Fisheries West Bengal Fisheries Corporation Limited Govt. Company
5 Forest Pulpwood Development corporation Govt. Company These two (2) companies would be merged with West Bengal Forest Development Corporation Limited to form only one corporation
6 West Bengal Wasteland Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company
7 Health & Family Welfare The Electro Medical and Allied Industries Limited Govt. Company These 3 companies may be merged with West Bengal Medical Services Corporation Limited
8 West Bengal Pharmaceutical and Phytochemical Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company
9 Gluconate Health Limited Govt. Company
10 Information Technology Webel Electronic Communication systems Limited (Subsidiary of WBEIDC Limited) Govt. Company All these Five (5) subsidiaries of Webel to be closed/ merged with West Bengal Electronics Industry Development Corporation Limited (WBEIDC Limited)
11 Webel Mediatronics Limited (Subsidiary of WBEIDC Limited) Govt. Company
12 Webel Informatics Limited (Subsidiary of WBEIDC Limited) Govt. Company
13 Webel Electro Optics Limited (subsidiary of WBEIDC Ltd.) Non-Working
14 Webel Consumer Electronics Limited (subsidiary of WBEIDC Limited) Non-Working
15 Large Industries & Enterprises West Bengal Tea Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company
16 West Bengal Trade Promotion Organisation (Subsidiary of WBIDC Limited) Govt. Company WBTPO to be merged with WBIDC
17 Neo Pipes & Tubes Company Limited Govt. Company
18 Micro & S.S.E. & Textiles Durgapur Chemicals Limited Govt. Company By disinvestment
19 WEBFIL Limited Govt. Company
20 National iron & Steel Company (1984) Limited Govt. Company
21 West Bengal Text Book Corpn. (P) Ltd, (subsidiary of Saraswaty Press Ltd.) Govt. Company
22 West Bengal Plywood and Allied Products Limited Non-Working
23 Krishna Silicate & Glass (1987) Limited Non-Working
24 Carter Pooler Engineering Co. Ltd. Non-Working
25 Lily Production Ltd Non-Working
26 West Bengal Sugar Industries Development Corporation Limited Non-Working
27 The Infusions (India) Limited Non-Working
28 Mayurakshi Cotton Mills (1990) Limited Govt. Company
29 Shilpabarta Printing Press Limited (Subsidiary of WBSIDC Limited) Govt. Company
30 The Kalyani Spining Mills Ltd Non-Working
31 Pulver Ash Projects Limited (Subsidiary of WBSIDC Limited) Non-Working
32 West Bengal Ceramic Dev. Corpn. Ltd. Non-Working
33 West Bengal State Leather Industries Dev. Corpn. Ltd. Non-Working
34 The West Dinajpur Spining Mills Ltd. Non-Working
35 West Bengal Handloom and Powerloom Dev. Corpn. Ltd. Non-Working
36 The West Bengal Projects Limited (subsidiary of WBSIDC Limited) Non-Working
37 Power New Town Electric Supply Company Limited Govt. Company New Town Electric Supply Company Limited to be merged with West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd.
38 DPL Coke Oven Ltd Non-Working
39 Public Works Britania Engineering Limited Govt. Company To be merge with Westinghouse Saxby Farmer Limited
40 Sundarban Affairs Sundarban Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company Board may undertake the works of the corporation
41 Tourism Great Eastern Hotel Non-Working To complete the formalities of formal govt. exit
42 Transport The Calcutta State Transport Corporation Govt. Company These two (2) Corporations to be merged with CTC to form one corporation namely West Bengal Transport Corporation
43 West Bengal Surface Transport Corporation Limited Govt. Company
44 Urban Development New Town Telecom Infrastructure Dev. Co. Ltd. (subsidiary of WBHIDCO Ltd.) Govt. Company New Town Telecom Infrastructure Dev. Co. Ltd. May be merged with WBHIDCO Limited
45 Water Resources Investigation & Development West Bengal State Minor Irrigation Corporation Limited Govt. Company West Bengal State Minor Irrigation Corporation Limited may be merged with West Bengal Agro Industries Corporation Limited
46 Women and Child Development and Social Welfare West Bengal Women Development Undertaking Govt. Company

Annexure-B
After Restructuring these 44 PSUs and Corporations will continue

# Department Corporation/ PSU Status Remarks
1 Agriculture West Bengal State Seed Corporation Limited Govt. Company
2 Agriculture Marketing Paschimbanga Agri Marketing Corporation Limited Govt. Company
3 Animal Resources Development The West Bengal Livestock Processing Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company West Bengal Dairy and Poulltry Development Corporation Limited would be merged with The West Bengal Livestock Processing Development Corporation Limited to form one Corporation.
4 Backward Classes Welfare West Bengal Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes Development & Finance Corporation Statutory West Bengal Backward Classes Development & Finance Corporation will be merged with West Bengal Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes Development & Finance Corporation
5 Tribal Development West Bengal Tribal Development Cooprative Corporation Ltd, Statutory
6 Finance West Bengal Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation Ltd. Govt. Company
7 West Bengal Financial Corporation Statutory
8 Fisheries The State Fisheries Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company West Bengal Fisheries Corporation Limited to be merged with The State Fisheries Development Corporation Limited
9 Food & Supplies West Bengal Essemtial Commodities Supply Corporation Limited Govt. Company
10 West Bengal State Warehousing Corporation Statutory
11 Food Processing ndustries & Horticulture West Bengal State Food Processing and Horticulture Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company
12 Forest West Bengal Forest Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company Pulpwood Development corporation and West Bemgal Wasteland Development Corporation Limited may be merged with West Bengal Forest Development Corporation Limited to form only one corporation
13 Health & Family Welfare West Bengal Medical Services Corporation Limited Govt. Company The Electro Medical and Allied Industries Limited, West Bengal Pharmaceutical and Phytochemical Development Corporation Limited and Gluconate Health Limited would be merged with West Bengal Medical Services Corporation Limited
14 Home (Police) West Bengal Police Housing & Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company
15 Information & Cultural Affairs West Bengal Film Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company
16 Basumati Corporation Limited Govt. Company
17 Information Technology Webel Venture Capital Limited (subsidiary of WBEIDC Ltd) Govt. Company Five (5) subsidiares of Webel to be closed/ merged with West Bengal Electronics Industry Development Corporation Limited (WBEIDC Limited)
18 West Bengal Electronics Industry Development Corporation Limited (WBEIDC Limited) Govt. Company
19 Webel Technology Limited (Subsidiary of WBEIDC Limited) Govt. Company To be transferred to P&AR Department for egovernance related work
20 Large Industries & Enterprises West Bemgal Industrial Development Corporation Limited(WBIDC Limited) Govt. Company WBTPO to be merged with WBIDC
21 Greater Calcutta Gas Supply Corporation Limited Govt. Company
22 Saraswati Press Limited Govt. Company
23 West Bengal Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation Statutory
24 West Bengal Mineral Development and Trading Corporation Limited Govt. Company
25 West Bengal Industrial Land Holding Pvt, Ltd Non-Working May be transferred to L&LR Department
26 Micro & S.S.E. & Textiles West Bengal Handicrafts Development Corporation Limited (Manjusha) Govt. Company
27 The West Bengal Small Industries Development Corporation Limited (WBSIDC) Govt. Company
28 Minority Affairs & Madrasah Education West Bengal Minorities Development & Finance Corporation Statutory
29 Power West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd. Govt. Company New Town Electric Supply Company Limited to be merged with West Bengal State Electricity Distribution
30 West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Co. Ltd. Govt. Company
31 The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company
32 West Bengal Green Energy Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company
33 Public Works West Bengal Highway Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company
34 Mackintosh Bum Limited Govt. Company
35 Westing house Saxby Farmer Limited Govt. Company Britania Engineering Limited to be merge with Westinghouse Saxby Farmer Limited
36 Self Help Group & Self Employment West Bengal Swarojgar Corporation Limited Govt. Company SHG society may be closed
37 Tourism West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company
38 Transport West Bengal Transport Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited Govt. Company
39 The Shalimar Works (1980) Limited Govt. Company
40 Calcutta Tramways Corporation Statutory Two (2) Corporations namely CTC and WBSTC to be merged with CSTC to form one new corporation namely West Bengal Transport Corporation
41 North Bengal State Transport Corporation Statutory
42 South Bengal State Transport Corporation Statutory
43 Urban Development West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (WBHIDCO Limited) Govt. Company New Town Telecom Infrastructure Dev. Co. Ltd. May be merged with WBHIDCO Limited
44 Water Resources Investigation & Development West Bengal Agro Industries Corporation Limited Govt. Company West Bengal State Minor Irrigation Corporation Limited may be merged with West Bengal Agro Industries Corporation Limited