West Bengal Livestock Development Corporation Limited was established in the year 1974 and registered under Companies act, 1956 under registration number - CIN U01211WB197SGC029356. The present authorized share capital of the Corporation is Rs. 4.5 crore and the paid up Share Capital is Rs. 2.5 crore. The shares of the State Government is Rs. 2.25 crore and that of the Central Government is Rs. 0.25 crore. Hence it is a Government Company and is under the administrative control of the Department of Animal Resources Development, Govt. of West Bengal. The Management of the Corporation vests on its Board of Directors in terms of its Article of Association.
1. To execute Livestock Development projects of Central and State Government Authorities including Government Undertaking, Corporation scheme or any other development schemes of those authorities and to construct, build, equip, and maintain either on its own behalf or as a nodal agent of Government or semi-government authorities including District Boards, Panchayat Samities, Panchayats, Farm for Cattle, goat, sheep, pig, chicken, birds of all kind and make provisions for preparation and preservation of products and by-products arising there from in normal or scientific process, procedure and method.
2. To carry on the business as trader, dealer, seller. exporter, importer, agents of the products of agriculture, farming, diary horticulture, floriculture, sericulture, pisciculture, including sea foods, marine products, processed fish, meat, pork, products, eggs, poultry products, protien foods, milk, cream, butter, cheese, ghee, sausages, fruits, roots, vegetables, honey, or other substance made from all or any of them and of drinks, except alcoholic drinks, beverages produced from such products whether fresh, dehydrated, canned or otherwise and other derivatives of all kind.
3. To carry on the business of agriculture, orchards, farming, horticulture, floriculture, sericulture, pisciculture, diaries and cultivation of all kind of food-grains, seeds, fruits and deal in as trader, agent, buyer, seller, importer, exporter of all inputs including agrochemicals like manure ferilizers, pesticides.