National Highways Authority Of … vs Prakash Atlanta Jv on 8 November, 2016

1. This is an application filed by the National Highways Authority of India
(„NHAI‟) for the condonation of the delay of 28 days in filing the
application under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
(„Act‟) against the impugned Award dated 30th January, 2015 and the
corrected Award dated 7th November, 2015 passed by the Arbitral Tribunal
(„AT‟) in the arbitration between NHAI and the Respondent herein, Prakash
Atlanta JV („PAJV‟).

2. It is stated that an application under Section 33 of the Act was filed for
correction of the Award and the corrected Award dated 7 th November, 2015
was received in the office of the NHAI through courier only on 4 th January,
2016. However, the office which received it was that of the Project Director,
Project Implementation Unit („PIU‟) Lucknow. Thereafter, it was submitted
to the Project Director on 19th January, 2016. Upon receiving
recommendations from the Project Director around 20th February 2016, it
was then sent to the General Manager and on 27th February, 2016
instructions were given to counsel to file the present application. After
preparing the draft application, the petition under Section 34 of the Act was
finally filed on 4th March, 2016.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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