MANGALORE: The state government's much vaunted plan of providing 24/7 water supply to four major cities - Mangalore included, in this year's state budget could first take off in this port city. Against the earlier idea and planning of introducing this arrangement under public private partnership (PPP) model, the Mangalore City Corporation is now seriously mulling to do so on its own with the accent on strengthening the network and distribution system.The issue has been hanging fire ever since the city corporation first adopted a resolution 156/2009-10 to this effect at its monthly council meeting on Nov. 30, 2009.
The civic body initially chose PPP mode to execute the project and Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation (KUIDFC) was given the mandate to prepare the request for quotation (RFQ) and request for proposal (RFP) respectively. Read more
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