Orissa to review Maytas run projectsJanuary 11th, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 10 (IANS) Orissa Saturday announced it would review all the projects carried out in the state by Maytas Infra Private Limited (MIPL), promoted by the sons of disgraced Satyam Computer Services chairman B. Ramalinga Raju.”We will review the projects done by Maytas Infra,” Suresh Chandra Mohapatra, secretary of the state water resources department, told reporters.
The company was involved in several irrigation and port projects in the state such as construction of earthen dam, concrete dam and head race tunnel for Upper Indravati Hydro Electric Project in Kalahandi district.
The company was also been involved in ports and construction projects in the state. While some works have been completed, some works are still on, officials sources said.
“They have been given work after they qualified in bids. Now we will keep a close watch on their works,” Mohapatra said.
The Orissa government had Friday announced that it would re-examine the application for land that the scam-tainted IT major Satyam Computer Services wants for setting up a new unit in the state.
The company had sought land to set up a business process outsourcing unit, information technology department official P.K. Mohapatra told IANS.
“But we have not yet taken any decision on the matter. We will keep the latest developments in mind,” P.K. Mohapatra added.
Satyam’s branch in Orissa capital Bhubaneswar has a 440-workforce, a company official said.