Our History

The Bird Group of Companies (BGC), under Ministry of Steel, Government of India was part of erstwhile Bird & Company Ltd, which was nationalized by the Government of India by virtue of The Bird & Company Ltd ( Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings and other properties ) Act, 1980 ( Act No. 67 of 1980). Consequent upon such nationalization of the Undertaking, shares held by the said company in twenty one companies specified in Schedule I to the aforesaid Act stood transferred in the name of the President of India. Based on the shareholding pattern, out of the twenty-one companies, the following companies came under the administrative control of the Ministry of Steel, Government of India, and renamed as Bird Group of Companies which has head quarter at Salt Lake in Kolkata, West Bengal.

Eastern Investments Ltd.

CIN: L65993WB1927GOI005532 EIL is an investment company & was incorporated in the year 1927.


CIN:L51430WB1918GOI0030262 The company was incorporated in the year 1918. A prospecting License was granted over 93 square miles area for Mining in Keonjhar district of Orissa (1917). The 1st Mining Lease was granted in the year 1924 (for 30 years) to M/s Bird & Company (P) Ltd. OMDC was the operating Company for the Leaseholds of M/s Bird & Company (P) Ltd. M/s Bird & Company (P) Ltd. relinquished all its rights & claims in favor of OMDC through an Agreement in the year 1927.


CIN: L65993WB1927GOI005532 BSLC was incorporated in the year 1910.