The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) in Hyderabad is likely to deliver its judgment on August 27, on the application filed by the Interim Resolution Professional (IRP) of Lanco Infratech Limited for the liquidation of the company.
The IRP had earlier filed a petition before the Hyderabad bench of NCLTfor the liquidation of the company as the Committee of Creditors (CoC) rejected the revised bid by Thriveni Earthmovers, a Tamil Nadu-based infra and mining firm.
The Hyderabad bench of the tribunal will also take up, on August 23, an application of by Power Mech Projects Limited, a potential bidder which had submitted an 'Expression of Interest.'
"The bench heard the arguments of both the parties and posted the matter for pronouncement of Orders on the Liquidation Application on August 27, 2018," Lanco said.
"As the CoC rejected the resolution plan submitted by Thriveni, the IRP has no choice but to approach the NCLT for the liquidation of the company," sources close to the development told PTI.
It owes over Rs 440 billion to an IDBI Bank-led lenders consortium.
The CoC of Lanco Infratech had twice rejected the resolution plan submitted by Thriveni Earthmovers.