Not to tender Kala Academy's repair work was PWD’s decision, says Goa's art and culture minister Govind Gaude

PORVORIM: Putting the onus on the PWD department, art and culture minister Govind Gaude said that it was the PWD that moved a cabinet proposal not to seek tenders for the restoration of the Kala Academy for an about of Rs 50 crore. Gaude provided the information during a discussion in the Goa Legislative Assembly.Gaude continued to justify the decision not to tender the work, saying that 60% of the work does not fit into the Goa Schedule of Rates or the Central PWD manual.