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‘Consider Objections Before Tender Award’

Published: 01st August 2014 08:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st August 2014 08:11 AM   |  A+A-

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CHENNAI: Finalisation of the tender for award of 2X660 MW Ennore SEZ Super Critical Thermal Power Project at Ash Dyke of NCTPS cannot be done without considering the objections raised by the CSEPDI-Trishe Consortium, the Madras High Court has held.

Justice M Sathyanarayanan gave the direction while disposing of a miscellaneous petition from the consortium on Thursday.

Raising objections to award the contract to BHEL, the petitioner firm submitted representations on June 16, 17, July 1 and 8 this year. According to the petitioner, a Consortium of Trishe Energy Infrastructure Services Private Limited, the firm and BHEL were the shortlisted bidders for the project.

The petitioner firm alleged that BHEL had much delayed the execution of the projects already entrusted to it. The TN Chief Minister on February 24 this year had expressed the intention of the government to disassociate itself from BHEL. The NLC chairman and the Comptroller and Auditor General of India had also taken serious objections to the delay on the part of BHEL in executing various projects.

Hence, TANGEDCO is duty bound to consider the collective impact of these factors while considering BHEL’s bid for the present project, the petitioner said.



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