Thdc Hydro Development … vs M/S. Bhagirathi Builders … on 21 March, 2017

1. This is a petition by Tehri Hydro Development Corporation Limited
(THDC) against the Respondent, M/s Bhagirathi Builders Engineers and
Contractors, under Section 34 of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996
(„the Act‟) challenging an Award dated 22nd September, 2007 passed by the
Sole Arbitrator.

Background facts
2. THDC invited tenders for construction of 100 houses for economically
weaker sections including civil and electrical works. By a letter dated 22nd

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June, 1995, the said work was awarded to the Respondent. The work was to
be completed in 9 months i.e., by 25th March, 1996. Later, the period was
extended to 15 months and it was to be completed by 25th September, 1996.
The total value of the work was revised to Rs.1,96,05,639.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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