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a call was made to the police control room, the standing committee of the BMC passed a slew of road maintenance contracts worth Rs 23 crore on Wednesday. The contracts were passed despite opposition from corporators who owing to the surprisingly low bids tendered raised doubts over the quality of work that would be undertaken by the seven contractors The standing committee passed five contracts worth Rs 23 crore though the contractors have quoted 12 to 59 per cent below the estimated cost In addition some of these contracts are for repairs to roads that should be under a defect liability period mandating that the earlier contractor undertake repairs at his cost Share This Article Related Article This means work estimated to cost Rs 100 by the BMC will be completed at a cost of Rs 40 by some contractors Apart from pre-monsoon maintenance works the scope of the tenders also includes urgent road repairs in the island city western and eastern suburbs Asif Zakaria Congress corporator from H/West Ward (Bandra) said “The city already looks like a war zone with multiple agencies working on the roads together Although BMC says that these proposals are for unforeseen circumstances most of the roads fall under the defect liability period (DLP) under which a contractor is still responsible for undertaking repairs” BMC has undertaken road repairs on a record 531 roads across the city leading to major traffic snarls almost daily over the past three months Corporators also demanded a re-look at the proposals by the roads department Samajwadi party leader Rais Shaikh said “Three roads listed for repairs in the M/East ward (ChemburGovandi) are under DLP Why is BMC indulging in such wasteful expenditure” On Wednesday BMC also presented a proposal for undertaking civic works contracts worth over Rs 650 crore The contracts include building repairs pipeline repairs and other small civic works In most of the 107 works listed contractors have quoted 39 to 44 per cent below the estimated costs The proposal was however deferred for the next standing committee meeting mumbainewsline@expressindiacom For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Christchurch | Updated: January 11 2015 3:19 pm Corey Anderson strode to the crease with New Zealand 77 for four and was dismissed when his side needed only ten runs for win (Source: Reuters/File) Related News Corey Anderson scored a composed 81 as New Zealand lurched to a three-wicket victory over Sri Lanka on Sunday in the first of seven one-day internationals between the two sides before next month’s World Cup Anderson strode to the crease with New Zealand 77 for four at Hagley Oval in Christchurch and steadied the innings in a 48-run partnership with Luke Ronchi (17) He then guided them to within the sight of victory alongside Nathan McCullum (25 not out) in a 60-run stand before he was dismissed with 10 runs needed as the hosts made 219-7 in 43 overs chasing Sri Lanka’s 218-9 “I thought it was a really good performance from us” said New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum who got his side’s run chase off to a blistering start with a 19-ball half century “We were outstanding with the ball and in the field but with the bat we made ourselves fight pretty hard… and Corey under pressure really stepped up nicely and got the job done “We need to get better but overall not a bad performance” Mahela Jayawardene had anchored Sri Lanka’s innings with his 18th one-day century before their spinners Sachithra Senanayake and Tillakaratne Dilshan showed how dangerous they could be in the World Cup as they putthe middle order under pressure Sri Lanka’s innings had been built around Jayawardene though the 37-year-old did get some middle order assistance from Lahiru Thirimanne (23) and Jeevan Mendis (23) in partnerships worth 118 runs Jayawardene appeared effortless working the ball into space though he did tempt fate with several short singles that would had the fielders’ throw at the stumps hit have run him out comfortably The veteran who will retire after the World Cup was dismissed for 104 which included 12 boundaries and a six New Zealand’s Mitchell McClenaghan took three wickets in the 47th over and finished with figures of 4-36 to ensure there were no late blasts from the tail “I thought we were about 30 or 40 runs short on that wicket” Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said “I am proud of the way we fought on the field and particularly the way that Sachithra (Nuwan) Kulasakera and Dilshan bowled They’re our main bowlers and we needed them to come back hard” The second game is in Hamilton on Jan 15 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related News

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