PANAJI: A complaint has been filed by MLA Rohan Khaunte, MLA Jayesh Salgaonkar, ZP Kavita Gupesh Naik, Sarpanch SDM and Sarpanch PDF on PWD Officers & Contractor M Venkata Rao (MVR) Infra Project Pvt Ltd for negligent work and causing damage to public property.
In their complaint, they have said that since last 7 days citizen of Porvorim constituency and Saligao Constituency and surrounding areas have suffered shortage of water supply, which is solely due to lethargic and malafide acts and non-functioning of concerned officers of PWD and National highways and the contractors appointed for providing water supply and carrying on road repairs and mending work.
“Initially there was two days of planned shut down for shifting of water pipeline i.e.15th to 16th April 2021, but till date there is no water supply in the said area,” said Khaunte
He further said that MVR, who has acted illegally and carried out substandard and unprofessional work, without maintaining due care and caution, and has damaged the water pipe lines causing leakages in the pipe line on several occasions.
Furthermore, Jayesh said that water tankers are not provided from time to time, inspite of specific request for water tankers and no alternate arrangements are made for providing required water for consumption in the said constituencies.
He added, “It is pertinent to note that the M Venkata Rao Infra Project Pvt. Ltd (MVR) had, on earlier occasions, damaged the water pipelines at Bambolim, Merces, panjim, etc., which has affected supply of water in the concerned areas.
Meanwhile the MLA has demanded for a strict action ought to be initiated against the Venkata Rao Infra Project Pvt.