The Congress in Kerala on Sunday demanded the fast cancellation of a consultancy contract presented to London-based PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as the bash claims it is a corrupt 1 and inked when the said business was banned in the nation.
PwC was chosen by the Kerala federal government to get ready a in-depth job report of Rs 4.500 crore for 3,000 e-buses. The deal was given in August 2019.
Ramesh Chennithala challenges P Vijayan in excess of PwC deal
Speaking to the media right here, Chief of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala reported, this was a offer that was specifically executed by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
“Vijayan has no ideal to give the contract, when the condition cabinet experienced no clue. Wish to know if the Condition Transportation Minister ever realized of this. Also, this was given following concerns had been lifted by previous Regulation Commission chairman A.P. Shah, on why he (Vijayan) was handing more than fresh new contracts to PwC. Vijayan has to reply these,” mentioned Chennithala.
“All the approved protocols of awarding deal immediately after inviting tender were being not adhered to by Vijayan. Are unsuccessful to realize how a Communist leader like Vijayan can give a contract to a organization like PwC, when their ideology is in opposition to it. What is actually Vijayan’s desire in this deal? When Vijayan solutions these inquiries, I will arrive out with more specifics,” mentioned Chennithala.
Meanwhile, Transportation Minister A.K. Saseendran mentioned he will respond only right after recognizing a lot more.
Kerala CM Vijayan has occur below fire from Chennithala on a handful of tasks which have been taken ahead throughout the COVID periods.
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