The Public Procurement Monitoring Office has blacklisted seven construction companies.

The Office issued a notice informing that the companies were blacklisted because they failed the completion of projects as per contract.

According to the notice, they have been placed on a one- to three-year ban, which goes into force today. It was decided as per section 65 of the Public Procurement Act, 2063.

MS Indo Engineering Project Corporation of Maharastra, India was blacklisted for three years as per the recommendation of the Road Department Project Directorate, Bishalnaghar.

Similarly, upon the recommendation of Nagarjun Municipality, Land Ring Construction Service, Kathmandu has been blacklisted for two years.

Bipin Vet Centre, Kashyapati Construction Service, Rachana Trade International, Ninlantha Construction Service and Suppliers, and Adventure the Anand are among the companies that have been blacklisted for a year.

Companies on the government's blacklist would be barred from participating in government procurement and building projects.