Pending projects: MC may issue show cause notices

Ludhiana MC has finally decided to issue show cause notices to the contractors who are delaying the work.

Written by Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published:September 19, 2013 4:52 am

Ludhiana MC has finally decided to issue show cause notices to the contractors who are delaying the work. The move comes after city resident Kuldeep Singh Khaira submitted a complaint on September 3 to MC additional commissioner Sumit Jarangal.

In his complaint,Khaira demanded blacklisting of M/S Captain Enterprise which since 2011 has been unable to complete five major projects and that too which had time limit of not more than 9 months.

“Even after numerous complaints to MC no action has been taken against the contractors. In two-and-half years the contractors have hardly complete 40 per cent of the work. Time limit of 6 to 9 months has also ended way back,” he said. Sources from MC Zone A headquarters confirmed that Jarangal has finally started issuing show cause notices to faulty contractors including M/S Captain Enterprise and soon the list of blacklisted contractors will be issued. Despite repeated attempts,Jarangal did not respond to the phone calls.

Projects worth crores pending since 2 years<\b>

The projects pending with M/S Captain Enterprise include installing interlocking tiles 60 mm hydraulically pressed on side berms of Model Town worth Rs 21 lakh. Kerbs and interlocking tiles on both side of road in Vishal Nagar,Part-A worth Rs 22 lakh. Reconditioning of streets by laying CC in Ward 29 worth Rs 41 lakh. Laying PCC flooring in Mohalla Parbhat Nagar worth Rs 78 lakh and laying 80 mm thick interlocking tiles of plastic mould and construction of footpath from Gill road to campa cola chowk worth Rs 2.4 crore.

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