Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: nitish kashyap November 12, 2018 10:44 pm Change Font Size The Bombay High Court recently dismissed a couple of PILs based on an article that appeared in The Times of India on June 21, 2018, with the headline: “LED lamps cost Rs 3,400 in market, NMC pays Rs 9,900”. It was suggested in the story that a scam had taken place in the procurement of light-emitting diode (LED) lights by Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) under the Rs 470-crore Smart Street Lighting project aimed at saving electricity and meant to be more economical. While the first PIL was instituted after the court took suo motu cognizance of the news item, the other was filed by Advocate Abhigyan Bharate. However, the division bench of Justice BP Dharmadhikari and Justice MG Giratkar of the Nagpur bench concluded there were no merits in the contentions raised and dismissed the PILs. Both the PILs challenged a resolution dated December 27, 2016, that approved the tendered bids and cleared the issuance of work order accordingly. Amruta Gupta, amicus curiae in the matter, submitted that although NMC claimed that the tender floated inviting bids for these LED lights was a global tender, it was… Read full this story
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