RAIPUR, March 3 -- A showcause notice has been issued to Tata Project Ltd for imposing penalty for not completing work within a time period under the BharatNet project Phase 2, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel announced on Tuesday.

Baghel was replying to a question raised by BJP's Ajay Chandrakar regarding the BharatNet project Phase-2 in the Assembly.

Chandrakar had sought details of the contribution of central and state governments, work completed in villages and pending work, extra time given to the implementation agency and penalty imposed or deducted for delaying the project.

The Chief Minister said a total of Rs 2,464.14 crores have been received from the Centre and Rs 112.82 crores is the state's contribution.

The proje...