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The Government-owned Newspapers (Management) Act, 1975

( ACT NO. XLI Of 1975 )

Functions of the Board
4. The functions of the Board shall be-
 
 
 
 
(a) to manage, develop, expand and modernise-
 
 
 
 
(i) the newspapers owned by the Government;
 
 
 
 
(ii) the printing presses owned by the Government and used for the purposes of printing and publication of newspapers owned by the Government;
 
 
 
 
(iii) the printing presses vested in the Government under section 6;
 
 
 
 
(b) if so authorised by the Government, to enter into or make any contract, agreement or other arrangement relating to the newspapers and printing presses under its management;
 
 
(c) to purchase any plant, machinery, maintenance spares, raw materials and stores or any other goods necessary for the newspapers and printing presses under its management and to dispose of them;
 
 
 
 
(d) with the special sanction of the Government, to borrow or raise money on the security of any property under its management;
 
 
 
 
(e) to do such other acts and things as the Government may direct, or as may be necessary for the performance of the aforesaid functions.

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