Goa : The Goa Waste Management Corporation (GWMC) on Monday extended the time to receive bids by 15 days for setting up the solid waste management facility at Bainguinim as the bidder has sought some technical clarification on the tender from the corporation. The last date for receiving bids was November 9.As per the extended date, interested parties can submit their bid applications till November 24 and the tender will be opened on November 25. Anticipating that no bidders are likely to qualify to set up the waste management facility, the GWMC may relax the criteria for bidders and float a fresh tender.
Speaking to , waste management minister Michael Lobo had said that the tender document was floated as per the guidelines of central public works department (CPWD). “We will wait till November 9 to see how many bidders qualify for the bids and then we will float a fresh tender. As per CPWD guidelines, nobody will qualify,” he had said.The long-pending Bainguinim garbage treatment plant is poised to take shape soon as GWMC has invited bids for setting up a solid waste processing facility with a processing capacity of 250 tonnes per day.
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