Higher Bids

In a note of 1.06.2018, Aruna Sundararajan, telecom secretary had observed, “There is an inordinate delay in finalizing the BharatNet EPC and non-EPC DPR and tenders. As the consequence of which, the on ground work is yet to fully commence on BhartNet Phase II. It is also observed that there is significant cost escalation in the tenders opened so far. A committee comprising of SS(T) as Chairman, Administrator and Advisor (F) to be constituted to suggest way forward, keeping in view the need to ensure optimal cost and early finalization of tenders.”