Dr. Vijay Pingale a highly competent and scrupulous officer was transferred by Chennai Corporation due to pressure from the powerful contractor lobby. Officials said on condition of anonymity that the contractor lobby felt the heat as he penalized contractors with massive fines for for poorly laid roads. Even ministers were getting uncomfortable – and then he was transferred. However, it was his work that reduced reduced the extent of water logging when it rained in Chennai.
Source : Indiatimes
- 10 Dec 2015
The previous government built 2 Km of roads per day. The new NDA government was building 13 Km of roads per day last year, in August of this year it was faster at 16 Km per day, and next year’s target is 30 Km per day.
Source : Times of India
- 29 Sep 2015