The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has debarred two of its main contractors after lapses have been discovered within the high quality of development in present and ongoing tasks.
On Thursday, it declared Gayatri Projects 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 association with Synergy Engineering Group for six months as they didn’t carry out their duties whereas delivering providers for the venture in addition to executing provisions made within the contract settlement for the four-laning of Barhi-Hazaribagh part in Jharkhand.
In each instances, the replies to the NHAI’s show-cause discover, served earlier, have been discovered to be unsatisfactory. NHAI officers mentioned that this sends out a troublesome message to all of the contractors engaged in all its tasks throughout India.
“NHAI relies on the Consultants for maintaining quality and supervision of the projects. Consultants are expected to perform with high standards and ethics,” mentioned an NHAI spokesman.