Chief Minister Jagan Reddy is currently within the US and is anticipated to return on August 24
Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy suffered a predominant setback as of late after the Andhra Pradesh High Court docket issued interval in-between orders cancelling a watch sent to an engineering agency enthusiastic on the Rs 58,000 crore increase of the Polavaram Hydel Mission. The agency – Navayuga Engineering Restricted – had taken the issue executive to court after its contract become as soon as cancelled citing irregularities and non-fulfillment of contractual tasks.
Navayuga Engineering had claimed they’d been given time till 2021 to full the project. The company additionally attributed delays to the chief failing to allot required land.
Final month an eight-member executive-constituted committee submitted a 43-page document in which it become as soon as alleged that there had been complications within the tendering job for engineering, procurement and increase works. The document additionally acknowledged Navayuga had been paid Rs 3,128 crore in violations of prescribed norms.
Andhra irrigation and water sources minister Anil Kumar Yadav had claimed procedures adopted by the previous executive – led by Telugu Desam Birthday party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu – had been inaccurate since they allotted work on nomination foundation.
On Saturday, after the closure watch had been served to Navayuga, the Andhra executive issuednotifications for re-tendering Rs 4,900 crore worth of initiativeslinked to the Polavaram mega irrigation blueprint.
The notifications had been issued despite a letter from the centre advising against it.
The centre, collectively with High Minister Narendra Modi, has over and over adversarial the Andhra executive’s decision to re-gentle the initiatives. Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekawat acknowledged in parliament the choice may maybe maybe perchance motive extra delays and develop costs.
Alternatively, on Thursday YSR Congress Birthday party chief Vijay Sai Reddy declared that both the High Minister and other central leaders had been with the Andhra executive on the order of re-tendering.
The Polavaram irrigation blueprint, a mega project on the Godavari River, is one of essentially the most costly ever undertaken by any issue. It become as soon as given national web affirm as portion of the AP Reorganisation Act, which technique the project tag will be borne by the centre.
Chief Minister Jagan Reddy is currently within the US and is anticipated to return on August 24.
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