Activists Allege Corruption in Delhi PPP Contract Awarded to Veolia

14 Dec 2012 by OOSKAnews Correspondent

An umbrella association of non-government organisations, activists and trade unions has alleged corruption in the award of a major Delhi Jal Board (DJB) public-private partnership contract to a consortium led by France’s Veolia. The Citizen's Front for Water Democracy, which opposes water privatization in Delhi, said the DJB deliberately raised the cost of the round-the-clock water project in Nangloi to benefit the private companies. The groups also accused the DJB of fabricating data and figures associated with the project. The project cost is several times higher than prevailing market prices, the association claims...

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