Haldia Development Authority (HDA) is an autonomous body constituted under the West Bengal Town & Country Planning Act in 1979. The Authority is guided by the Board of Haldia Development Authority. The Board has been re-constituted by the Govt. of West Bengal Notification No. 1655-T&CP/C-2/2C-2/2001 dated Kolkata, the 17th August, 2011.
The Haldia Development Authority discharges its function through the office of the Chief Executive Officer. CEO, HDA implements the decision of Board in accordance with the established government rules and procedures and manages the finance as per the financial norms of the government. At present there are almost 80 personnel discharging various responsibilities and activities in the field of Planning, Land Acquisition & Allotment, Engineering and Projects, Finance, Estate, Establishment, Social Welfare, Public Relations and Information.