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The West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation Limited (WBTDCL) was incorporated on 29th April, 1974 under the Companies Act, 1956. The Corporation is owned by Government of West Bengal under the administrative control of Tourism Department and the entire share capital of the Company is contributed by the State Government.

WBTDCL is a nodal agency of Tourism Department which was incorporated with the objectives to develop and promote tourism in the state of West Bengal and for this purpose to take over, run and manage hotels, lodges, guest houses, motels, restaurants etc as well as to popularize tourist destinations in the state and conduct tour packages to those places.

WBTDCL is committed to provide its resources and expertise for both domestic and international tourists visiting West Bengal and to rise to their expectation in experiencing the art, culture, heritage and nature of the state.

The Board of Directors is appointed by the State Government and in terms of Notification no. 71-TW/IT-162/74, dt. 21.01.2014 issued by Tourism Department, Govt. of WB, the Board of Directors is reconstituted and is comprised of the following:

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Sl No

Name

Status

1.

Sri Ajit Ranjan Bardhan, IAS

Principal Secretary, Tourism Deptt, Govt. of WB

Chairman

2.

Mr C. Murugan, IAS

Managing Director

3.

Sri Rajat Kumar Bose, IAS

Director of Tourism, Govt. of WB.

Director

4.

Sri Ranjit Chowdhury

Principal, IHM, Kolkata

Director

5.

Smt. Sushila

Chairperson, ITOC, Govt. of WB

Director

6.

Sri Vijay Dewan

MD, The Park

Director