The Chief Engineer (P) Anantapur in his letter dated 11.02.2010 reported the following:
The work of Excavation of HNSS Main canal from Km. 100.000 to Km. 114.000 including construction of CM&CD works and distributory system to feed an ayacut of 29,200 acres was taken up under package No.28 of HNSS Project Phase-I. The work was entrusted to M/s.G.Venkata Reddy & Co., ( Now Max Infratech (India) Pvt. Ltd.,) for Rs.82.90 crores. There is no direct ayacut under HNSS main canal from km.100.000 to km.114.000. As per the project report, 61,400 acres of ayacut is proposed under Pathikonda Reservoir. The formation of Pathikonda Reservoir along with distributory system to feed an ayacut of 32,200 acres was taken up under package-29. The remaining ayacut of 29,200 acres was tagged to the Package-28 after concluding the agreement, as the Department proposed to develop the said ayacut under the Right Bank Canal of Pathikonda reservoir. This required excavation of RBC of Pathikonda Reservoir beyond Km. 15.240 (excavation of the canal from Km. 0.00 to Km. 15.240 is included in the scope of work of Package-29), without which there is no possibility to feed the proposed ayacut of 29,200 acres. This component of work was not included in the basic parameters of the work of Package -28 and beyond the scope of work of Package-28.
Explaining the above situation, the Chief Engineer (P), Anantapur requested the Government to approve the extension of Right Bank Canal of Pathikonda Reservoir and entrust the work to the existing agency as additional work.
In Govt. Memo. dt. 12.3.2010 , the Chief Engineer (P), Anantapur was directed to place the matter before the State Level Standing Committee. The State Level Standing Committee after detailed discussions in its meeting held on 18.08.2010, accepted the proposals in principle subject to approval of the cost estimate by the IBM committee for the additional items / deviations. The IBM committee met on 24.11.2010 and agreed to the IBM value for the additional works i.e. excavation of RBC of Pathikonda Reservoir from Km. 15.240 to Km. 31.890 including construction of CM&CD works under Package-28 of AVR HNSS Project Phase-I for Rs.24.63 Crores ( Rupees Twenty four Crores and Sixty three Lakhs only) .
The Government after careful examination of the above proposals and keeping in view the recommendations of the State level Standing Committee, permit the Chief Engineer (P) , Anantapur to entrust the work of Excavation of Right Bank Canal of Pathikonda Reservoir from 15.240 to km 31.890 including construction of CM&CD works, carrying the required discharge to feed an ayacut of 29,200 acres under Package-28 for an amount
of Rs.24.63 Crores ( Rupees Twenty four Crores and Sixty three Lakhs only)
to the existing agency M/s G.Venkata Reddy & Co. (Now Max Infratech
(india) Private Limited ) , Hyderabad as additional item.
The above entrustment is subject to the condition that the payment for earthwork component be restricted to 40% of the amount approved in the payment schedule. The remaining amount shall be released after satisfactory completion of CM & CD works. This permission is also subject to fixing the exact IBM value of the work and arriving at the net amount payable to the agency duly applying the tender discount. This permission is in relaxation of orders issued at para 2 (6)(d) of G.O.Ms.No.1, Finance (W&P) Department, dt.25.2.2012 .
The Chief Engineer (Projects), I & CAD, Anantapur shall take further necessary action in the matter.
This order issues with the concurrence of Finance (W&P) Department vide their U.O.No.781/F7/(A2)/2011-1, dt.22.03.2011.
G.O.Ms. No. 4 Dated: 31/01/2013 Read the following:
1. From the CE(P) Anantapur Lr.No.CE/ AVR HNSS/ATP/HYD/ Camp
No.837, dt. 11.2.2010.
2. Govt. Memo No. 33566/Major.Irr.VI/2009 , Dated: 12 -3-2010.
3. From the Chief Engineer (Projects), Lr.No.CE(P)/ ATP/ Hyd. camp/1107, Dated:30.11.2010.
4. Govt. Memo No. 33566/M&MI.R-II/2009 , Dated: 14 -3-2012.
5. From the Chief Engineer (Projects), Lr.No.CE(P)/ ATP/ Pk.28/287m