New Delhi, March 6: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is taking all efforts to ensure that National Highways are of good quality, safe, reliable, comfortable for road users and are maintained well.
He has directed that in case the concessionaire and contractor fails to fulfil its contractual O&M obligations, appropriate damages as per agreements should be levied and appropriate action for maintenance should be initiated forthwith.
Also, he has emphasized that if there is any laxity on the part of Independent Engineer, appropriate action against them will be taken.
The field officials are also being encouraged to take corrective and preventive action so that adequate maintenance is done on these projects. In this regard, NHAI also takes cognizance of complaints received from road users about poorly maintained National Highways.