A total of Rs 116.685 crore was sanctioned for various road works carried out along the National Highway 61, during the year 2013-14. This was disclosed by the Chief Engineer for Nagaland PWD (NH), in response to an RTI filed by ST Yapang Lkr, from Kohima.
A recent audit of the Comptroller of Auditor General in Mumbai has revealed that the Mumbai civic body BMC wasted Rs 8.44 crore of taxpayers' money by hiring a contractor to repair a stretch of SV Road that could have been done for free. The company that originally constructed the 2.5-km stretch in Borivali in 2007 was bound by the contract to fix road defects for no extra cost till December 2012.
Ennore Port is in the process of selecting a contractor for the construction of a $210 million multi cargo terminal with a quay length of 270 m. The port, which is is the first Corporatised Major Port under the management control of Ennore Port (EPL), received 11 initial bids from private groups for the project. The scope of work of the project, namely Ennore Port multi cargo terminal will broadly include: design, finance, cons
A complaint filed by an Assam-based civil and transport contractor alleging anti-competitive practices by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation of India (ONGC) was rejected by the Competition Commission of India (CCI). The CCI, in its order, said the complainant did not submit any evidence of bid rigging with respect to tenders floated by ONGC for hiring hydraulic cranes. The complaint pertains to ONGC notice, issued in December 2012, inviting bids under two bids system from
Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has wasted money on repairing (asphalting) a road for the fourth time in the last two years, well within the defect liability period in which the contractor is responsible for any problems. At the same time, a nearby stretch of road has been neglected for over 10 years. The sorry state of affairs continues despite strict directives by municipal commissioner Shyam Wardhane.
Bangalore Mayor DV Venkatesh Murthy has warned the contractor of road work of Mysore Road that if he does not finish the work by April 30, the work will be transferred to Karnataka Rural Infrastructure Development Limited (KRIDL). Also, the contractor would be banned from taking up projects for two years
The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is planning to cancel the agreement with the contractor of Mysore Road widening work as the BBMP is not at all happy with the tardy progress in the work. Presently Mysore Road in Bengaluru is causing inconvenience to road users.