The notice was issued by a three-member bench comprising Chief Justice
The SC noted that the said project which commenced in 2008 was due to be completed in
The bench was apprised that already billions of rupees have been spent on the 450 Mega Watt power projects which could not be completed due to lethargic behavior of ministry of finance.
During the hearing,
He maintained that he filed this petition in 2011 and since then no step was taken on this issue of national interest.
An official of the project told SC that they had written several times to the ministries of law and finance for the issuance of sovereign guarantee by the government to clear the machinery from the port but in vain.
The bench while expressing its annoyance, issued notice to the secretary finance directing him to appear before the court and clear the government's stance on the issue.
Subsequently, the SC adjourned further hearing of the case till 28th May.
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