Contractor asks BMC for ` 36.19cr to return Deonar dump ground
MUMBAI: In a complete turnaround and an indication that a long legal dispute may lie ahead, the contractor handling the Deonar project has asked for Rs36.19 crore from the BMC, to return the site and the project operations to the civic body.
In a letter addressed to the deputy municipal commissioner (DMC) of the solid waste management (SWM) department, the contractor Tatva Global Environment Limited said they will return the “possession” to the BMC 45 days after the receipt of the payment.
This also means the process of closing down operations will get delayed until this squabble between the contractor and the civic body is resolved.
The payment quoted by the contractor includes the amount allegedly withheld by the BMC, between 2012 and 2015 to the company, the penalty levied to the company and various other bills.
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