Mumbai, Sep 27 (PTI) IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company (IECCL) Thursday said its independent director Debabrata Sarkar has resigned from the post effective September 26. Also Read - Ajay Devgn Birthday: 11 Famous Dialogues of Actor That Every Movie Buff Knows by Heart

IECCL is one of the over 250 subsidiaries of the IL&FS group, which is facing liquidity crisis and has defaulted on interest payments of various debt instruments. Also Read - China Reveals Over 1,300 Asymptomatic Cases of Coronavirus

In a filing to exchanges, IECCL said, “Sarkar has tendered resignation from the directorship of the company with effect from September 26 due to various other professional commitments.” Also Read - Total COVID-19 Count Reaches 1834; Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu Report Highest Cases, Death Toll at 41 | Top Points

IECCL is an engineering, procurement and construction company executing projects across varied sectors such as roads and highways, railways, buildings & structures, ports, oil & gas and power.

In a separate filing, IL&FS Transportation Networks (ITNL) Thursday said it has been in discussions with various investors for divestment of its assets.

It, however, said, “at this point of time, no definitive agreements have been entered into with any of the investors.”

IL&FS group is looking to sell its real estate assets and some projects to generate cash and has identified over two dozen projects worth over Rs 30,000 crore to pair its debt which stood at over Rs 91,000 crore as of the June quarter.

Last month IL&FS in a statement said, “of a portfolio of 25 projects identified for sale, firm offers have already been received for 14 projects. We expect to complete the divestment plan over the next 12 to 18 months.”

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