Will challenge order in power case: CM
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- The Goa government has decided to challenge the Arbitration Tribunal order asking the government to pay Rs 292 crore pending dues to Reliance Infrastructure for power supply.
- On Thursday, the North Goa District and Sessions Court had dismissed the State’s application challenging the Arbitration Tribunal order passed on February 16, 2018.
- The Court has, however, granted a six-week stay on its own order to permit the State to appeal against it before the Bombay High Court at Goa.
- Speaking to media persons on Friday, Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant said the government will challenge the order before the High Court, within six weeks.
- Reliance Infrastructure, the Anil Ambani-led company, had won an arbitration award of Rs 292 crore against the Government of Goa in a case relating to non-payment of dues for electricity supplied by the former.