Haldia Development Authority (HDA) is a statutory authority constituted under The West Bengal Town and Country (Planning and Development) Act, 1979. The Authority is guided by the Board of Haldia Development Authority. Present Constituent of The Board has been formed by the Govt. of West Bengal, vide Notification No. 1655-T&CP/C-2/2C-2/2001 dated Kolkata, the 17th August, 2011.