In a bid to bolster the ailing health of PSUs, the state government has decided that only specific PSUs can be nominated by departments and directorates for the execution of projects.
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As per a notification issued by the state finance department, government work has to be executed through the West Bengal Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation, Mackintosh Burn Limited and the Hooghly River Bridge Commissioners and Development Authorities under the Urban Development department. The Sundarbans Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited could be engaged for execution of projects in Sundarbans areas only. The finance department would also select other state organisations or corporations “from time to time”, the notification said.