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Contract Awards for Public Works

all risks of construction. This is a great relief to the public authority. And, what is more, contractors have a quick decision-making capacity. This is a distinct advantage over the bureaucratic delays in departmental decisionmaking. For example, "transport of materials required for the project on contract has proved demonstrably cheaper than departmental work . , . Moreover, with regard to the employment and payment of drivers, loading, procurement of spares, he (the con- tractor) can do this expeditiously as he is his own final authority". (A K Char: "Experiences of a Project Engineer"

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