Crime

Tender fraud: Govt blacklists super class contractor Banti Agarwal

Bhubaneswar, Oct 24: Taking stern action for submitting forged documents to win the tender, State government banned Super Class contractor Banti Kumar Agrawal from taking part in bidding process for any work to be undertaken by the State.

Works department blacklisted Agrawal, a superclass contractor hailing from Kalahandi district, with immediate effect.

As per a notification by Office of the Engineer-in-chief (civil) issued on Oct 21, Agrawal was blacklisted with immediate effect on the ground of submission of false/fabricated/forged documents in respect of tender.

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