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Chand Engineering Wins $1.14m Tender

Chand Engineering Wins $1.14m Tender
Resina Kristina Nasorowale (middle) of Building Friendly Resilient with Prime Minister’s Office Permanent Secretary Yogesh Karan (right) on May 10, 2017. Photo: DEPTFO News
May 11
10:03 2017

A total of $1,199,414 was granted to three contractors for projects to help provide services to people in rural areas.

The signing of agreements was held at the Office of the Prime Minister yesterday by Permanent Secretary Yogesh Karan.

Mr Karan said the signing of the agreement with the contractors was part of the Prime Minister’s commitment to respond to such needs.

He said: “One of the agreements granted to Chand Engineering Consultants is to build a four classroom block and three staff quarters at Vuanisaiki Primary School in Cakaudrove.

“This was a request made by the school during the Prime Minister’s visit knowing the state of the school and the infrastructure. As you know the Office of the Prime Minister is fully committed to deliver this project, and the Prime Minister’s commitment to provide the best of resources to the schools in the rural sector in the North so that no students are deprived of the facilities which is needed in the school.”

He said the project cost of the construction at Vuanisaiki Primary School was a significant one, valued at $1,140,000.

“I warmly congratulate the contractors to take up the projects and we are vying to see the project is successfully completed with all standards and quality maintained,” Mr Karan said.

“We will be closely monitoring this with the Construction Unit at the Ministry of Economy.

“It has been a long process, tenders vetted by the Ministry of Economy and we thank everyone for coming forward and taking up the projects,” Mr Karan said.

The second tender with a total of $32,414.80 grant was awarded to Building Friendly Resilient to construct a four pan ablution block at Navala Village in Ba.

A total of $16,000 was granted to Shankar and Sons Transport and Digging Works to carry out drainage works at Ratu Filise Memorial School at Namatakula Village in Nadroga/Navosa.

 

Edited by Rusiate Mataika

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