Now, Siddaramaiah halts tenders worth Rs 20,000 cr

Bangladesh, 25/5:Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has put on hold tenders for infrastructure projects worth Rs 20,000 crore that were approved by the previous BJP administration, including the union government’s flagship Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM).

In a note to chief secretary Vandita Sharma, Siddaramaiah has stated that there are complaints that the infrastructure works in question are “unscientific” and some of them have “widespread irregularities”.


These works include irrigation projects under the Visvesvaraya Jala Nigam Ltd, Karnataka Neeravari Nigam Ltd, Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Ltd and Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Ltd. They also include projects under the Energy department and JJM works of the Rural Development & Panchayat Raj department

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