Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has cancelled a contract to build a $1.5 billion tunnel in Himalayas after the opposition politician alleged irregularities in bidding for india most expensive road project.
IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd, which recently won the bid to build South Asia’s longest Zoji La Pass tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir.The government has cancelled the award without mentioning any reason.
- The project was awarded by the ministry of road transport and highways on design, build, finance, operate and transfer (annuity) basis.
- IRB Infrastructure Developers undertakes development of various infrastructure projects in the road sector through several special purpose vehicles(SPV).
- Who is present Union Transport Minister?
- Zoji La Pass tunnel located in which state?