KATHMANDU, April 6: The government has blacklisted 11 contractors for failing to complete the awarded construction projects on time.
According to the Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO), Binayak Construction, RS Nirman Sewa, B Brothers Nirman Sewa, Sharmila Nirman Sewa and Hetauda Construction have been blacklisted. Similarly, Saraswati Construction, Abhaya Construction, Janajagriti Construction, Bishal Construction, Shiva Nirman Sewa and Naya Yug Nirman Sewa, too, have been blacklisted under the same charge. These contractor companies have been barred from participating in the construction work for the next one year.
The PPMO blacklists those firms that violate the public procurement law, fail to complete projects in time, delay works deliberately or breach the contract terms. Based on the recommendation of the government agency that procures construction equipment, goods and services, the procurement monitoring office blacklists firms after giving them an opportunity to submit clarifications.