WILL NOT SPEND ` 24 LAKH: NMMT

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI - BACHCHAN KU­MAR

NMMT has de­nied that it would spend Rs24 lakh on the pro­ject as has been al­leged by lo­cal Congress leader Dhanaji Kha­rade

Kha­rade had sent le­gal no­tice to the chief min­is­ter, mu­nic­i­pal com­mis­sioner, NMMT chair­man and gen­eral man­ager on the is­sue

He had said that huge pub­lic funds were be­ing wasted for the pro­ject by NMMT which has been suf­fer­ing losses

“We will spend only around Rs12 to Rs14 lakh on the ini­tia­tive,” said NMMT

chair­man Sabu Daniel “NMMT had bud­geted Rs24 lakh for the pro­gramme. How­ever, ow­ing to the no­tice sent by me, they have back­tracked and re­duced the ex­penses. This is good news as al­most 50% of the funds will now be saved,” said Kha­rade.

The bus is spread­ing Bus Day mes­sage.

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