Salman Khan’s Being Human Foundation Faces Blacklisting by BMC

The NGO has been handed a show-cause notice by the civic body. 

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Salman Khan’s much feted NGO Being Human Foundation is facing the possibility of being blacklisted by BMC. The civic body has issued a show-cause notice against the organisation for failing to set up concessional dialysis units in Bandra after over a year of being allotted the project.

According to a report by Mumbai Mirror, BMC has also forfeited the NGO’s deposit and has already floated fresh tenders to find a replacement.

“Being Human, which was shortlisted for running the dialysis centre at Bandra (West), had paid the bank guarantee and was granted all the necessary permissions to go ahead with the project. But with the project not taking off, we have issued them a show-cause notice warning that they would be blacklisted.”
A senior civic official 

This is part of BMC’s PPP (public private partnership) project of setting up 12 dialysis centres housing 199 dialysis machines in the city that would be able to perform around 10,000 procedures every month. BMC provides space for the facility while the assigned NGO takes care of the maintenance and the staff. Salman’s Being Human Foundation was supposed to set up 24 dialysis machines at Bandra’s Allied Cooperative Society in Pali Hill. They also offered to provide dialysis services at Rs 339.50.

Loretta Lewis, a representative of the NGO, has however said that the NGO hasn’t signed any formal contract/ MoU with the civic body.

(Source: Mumbai Mirror)

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