Chandigarh, Sanjay Pahwa, March 17: A show cause notice was issued to M/s Jai Prakash Associates Ltd. on 8.4.2009 for its non-performance as per agreement and was heard till date. The Plant could not improve upon various impediments/defects brought to their notice from time to time such as i.e. garbage not being processed fully to its final stage of RDF formation thereby huge quantity of organic waste, which was being dumped in the dumping site as inerts/rejects. Further, the company has failed to install the complete equipment and is unable to check the emission of foul smell.
After being heard till date and being satisfied that the company has failed to comply with the provisions agreed thereupon, the Commissioner Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh has forfeited the performance security of the Company amounting to Rs.1,16,45,000/- by invoking the clause 5.1 of the Implementation Agreement signed between Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh and M/s Jai Prakash Associates Limited for failure to make the plant fully operational as per the terms and conditions.
The Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh reiterates its commitment to extend its full support to the Plant in processing the city garbage scientifically keeping in view the new technology and its stability thereof. The Plant has been directed to install complete equipment as agreed by them and to install necessary devices for controlling the emission of foul smell. They have been further directed to process the garbage till its final stage as to formation of RDF.