October 1, 2022

Lastly, the Public Works Division (PWD) has withdrawn its order permitting a personal hotelier to assemble a canteen on its premises on Nrupathunga Street. The Underneath Secretary of PWD, as per PWD Minister’s route, has issued an order cancelling the sooner order permitting the non-public contractor to utilise the 210 sq ft house to construct a canteen.

Bangalore Mirror had reported on July 29 – Land, with no tender? PWD does it once more – narrating how the PWD Extra Chief Secretary, in a letter dated April 29 , 2022, said that the house was allotted on a lease for 10 years at a rental of Rs 36,750 per 30 days. It was alleged that the house was given with out floating a young inviting bidders — as is the norm. BM additionally reported on August 24 that social activist Sai Datta was compelled to strategy the Excessive Courtroom searching for a route to the PWD authorities to cancel the permission.

Y Maheswara Reddy

Y Maheswara Reddy

In line with the paperwork, the then PWD Extra Chief Secretary allotted the land to Abhisekh NG, who owns Easy Thindi (a unit of Halli Mane).

The Underneath Secretary of PWD, within the newest order, has directed Chief Engineer of PWD to cancel the settlement entered with Abhisekh with rapid impact. “You’re suggested to cancel the settlement instantly. This order is accepted by PWD Minister,’’ mentioned N A Rajeshwari, Underneath Secretary, PWD.

Land, with no tender? PWD does it once more

A social activist, Saidatta, complained to the Extra Chief Secretary of Public Works Division and Chief Engineer of Public Works Division and City Planning Division of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike in regards to the building of a tiffin centre with no plan accepted by the authorities involved.

Welcoming the choice, Sai Datta, who filed a PIL within the Excessive Courtroom, mentioned authorities ought to assume twice earlier than taking unlawful choices. “The officers shouldn’t allocate land towards norms. The PWD officers allotted the land with out floating tender. Such actions will embarrass the state authorities,’’ mentioned Sai Datta.

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