M/S. Lanco-Rani (Jv) vs National Highways Authority Of … on 6 December, 2016

1. The challenge in this petition under Section 34 of the Arbitration and
Conciliation Act, 1996 (‗Act’) filed by the Petitioner, M/s. Lanco-Rani
(JV), is to the impugned Award dated 5th January, 2008 passed by the
Arbitral Tribunal (‗AT’) in the disputes between the Petitioner JV and
the Respondent, National Highways Authority of India Limited
(‗NHAI’) arising out of the contract awarded to the JV for the
construction of ―Four Laning of km 419.00 to km 447.00 of Purnea to
Gayakota of NH-31 in the State of Bihar.

2. It is stated that the work of construction of the Kishangunj Flyover in
KM-473-475 on NH No. 31 spanning over 738 meters was added to the
said contract work by an addendum to the tender. The start date of the
work was reckoned as 19th September, 2001 and the Kishangunj Flyover
was to be completed by March 2002. The entire contract work, apart

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from the Kishangunj Flyover, was to be completed within 36 months,
i.e., by 18th September, 2004.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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