By Express News ServiceBENGALURU: The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) officials filed a complaint at Halasuru Gate police station against the contractors of Indira Canteens for allegedly misappropriating funds.
A senior BBMP official said that there were multiple issues that needed to be looked into including the subsidy being availed and construction errors.
The contractors have shown that a total of 62.72 lakh people ate from 174 Indira Canteens and 15 mobile canteens.
Citing an example, the official said, “At the canteen near the BBMP head office, the contractor claimed that 1,400 people eat from here every day.
The construction of each canteen has cost the exchequer Rs 90 lakh as it was done using precast technology and the construction of each canteen costs Rs 28.50 lakh.
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