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Solid waste management project again in doldrums

Source: The Tribune, Date: , 2015

The MC had proposed to set up solid waste management plant at Rs 109 crore and designated Bhagtanwala dumpyard as a site for the same. There was only one Mumbai-based firm Ess Ell Infrastructure in the fray for the project. The firm had furnished its technical bid that was opened on May 7 and the recommendation was sent to the technical consultants appointed by the Punjab government for verification. It appeared that the firmís technical aspects have failed to impress the consultants. The financial bid, almost the final stage of hiring the firm, could not be opened, as it had failed to comply with the technical parameters requisite for grabbing the job. The Punjab government has established the solid waste management wings (SWMW) in the Local Bodies Department, wherein the technical experts were to assist setting up the garbage processing in different districts.

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