Gammon India creates problem for Baina residents, Mormugao MLA gives ultimatum to the company


Mormugao: MLA Sankalp Amonkar has given ultimatum to Gammon India to complete the works on the drainage system and the service road of the four-lane port connectivity project before the monsoons arrive in Goa.

The deadline of latest by May 20 has been set up by Amonkar for the company to complete the work.

The MLA along with Councillor Shraddha Amonkar, Mormugao Municipal Council ( MMC)  Chief Officer Jayant Tari , fishing community representatives and residents of Baina conducted a joint inspection of the service road below the 4 lane port connectivity flyover in presence of Gammon India officials.

After the inspection, Amonkar directed Gammon India to ensure that the water is sprinkled on incomplete road, twice a day, to curb the dust pollution.

Amonkar said that while Gammon India has won the tender of fly over, the company has entirely neglected the Baina side of the project. For last 5 years all the residents, fishermen community and the Councillors have been complaining about lack of drainage in the area but the company did nothing, he said.

The previously existing drainage system and the pipeline have been buried by the contractor during raising the level of service road, Amonkar said adding that the houses along the service road are at a lower level and their drainage pipeline are chocked.

Amonkar said that they had given a time bound ultimatum to Gammon India officials after the joint inspection in the presence of MMC Chief Officer, Joint Mamlatdar ,MMC officials and representatives of Gammon India

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