Not just terminating the contract is enough, they should be banned from applying ever again.
The tourism department finally issued notices to beach cleaning contractors to discontinue their services.
The services of the two contractors – Ram Cleaners and Developers Private Limited andM/s Bhumika Clear Tech Services – stands terminated in 30 days, counted from the date of receipt of notices by them. Director of tourism Sanjeev C Gauns Dessai said that the two contractors have been slapped with notices on September 2 to stop the beach cleaning service.
Ahead of the tourism season which takes off in October, the tourism department will have to make a stopgap arrangement to keep the beaches clean until a new agency is appoint
The tourism director said the government would shortly take a decision in this regard. To a question about bills to be paid to beach cleaning contractors, he said bills would be cleared as directed by the Lokayukta. The bills, for a period between April 2016 and July 2016, are still pending.