The Nationwide Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has debarred two of its main contractors after lapses had been discovered within the high quality of development in current and ongoing tasks.
On Thursday, it declared Gayatri Tasks a “non-performer” after it discovered defects within the ongoing development of the four-laning of Sultanpur to Varanasi in UP.
On Wednesday, it debarred Lion Engineering Consultants in affiliation with Synergy Engineering Group for six months as they didn’t carry out their duties whereas delivering providers for the undertaking in addition to executing provisions made within the contract settlement for the four-laning of Barhi-Hazaribagh part in Jharkhand.
In each circumstances, the replies to the NHAI’s show-cause discover, served earlier, had been discovered to be unsatisfactory. NHAI officers mentioned that this sends out a tricky message to all of the contractors engaged in all its tasks throughout India.
“NHAI depends on the Consultants for sustaining high quality and supervision of the tasks. Consultants are anticipated to carry out with excessive requirements and ethics,” mentioned an NHAI spokesman.