Highest rate of Corruption in India: global Civil Society Transparency International survey


According to a survey released by the global Civil Society Transparency International, India has the highest rate of use of bribes and personal connections to access public services such as healthcare and education in Asia. Water projects have been the center of corruption in India. Decades ago, in Bihar, the irrigation mafia was essentially "cultivated and institutionalized" under Jagannath Mishra as the state's chief minister. was made According to an estimate, the Bihar government used to spend 250 to 300 crores annually on construction and repair works at that time. A total of 60% was pocketed by a nexus of politicians, contractors and engineers. After making the fixed percentage of money, the contractors took about 25% of the sanctioned amount. So it's no surprise that not much has changed 30 years later. People still live in fear of the annual floods, which affect about 8 million people in Bihar. In Maharashtra, some activists fighting corruption in dam projects exposed flaws in the tendering process in 2012. They found that the cost had increased manifold in the case of four dams: Kondhane (from an initial Rs. 56 crore to Rs. 328 crore), Balganga (from Rs. 420 crore to 1, 320 crore), Kalu (Rs 640 crore to Rs 1,400 crore) and Shai (Rs 410 crore to Rs 1,139 crore). Then, in 2014, in a letter to then Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, a Pune-based contractor revealed that nearly 22 percent of the dam's cost was paid as bribes. From clerks to politicians, everyone has a share in bribery. The dam builders used "corruption" to seize reservoir sites reserved for local people. On August 15, 2022, Indian Prime Minister Modi emphasized the need to fight against corruption and nepotism. However, the prime minister did not talk about one sector that is plagued by corruption and scams - dams and hydropower projects. A recent case of corruption, which put people's lives at risk, is that of BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh. In August, 10 of 18 villages in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh, The lives of over 000 people were put at risk when the dam built on the Kurram River failed to withstand the heavy rainfall in the region. The Karam Dam project was under the fire of allegations of corruption and scams. In 2021, the state government informed the assembly that the dam was one of the projects under investigation by the Economic Offenses Wing due to allegations of corruption in the e-tender process. However, the prime minister did not talk about a sector that is plagued by corruption and scams - dams and hydropower projects. A recent case of corruption, which put people's lives at risk, is that of BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh. In August, 10 of 18 villages in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh, The lives of over 000 people were put at risk when the dam built on the Kurram River failed to withstand the heavy rainfall in the region. The Karam Dam project was under the fire of allegations of corruption and scams. In 2021, the state government informed the assembly that the dam was one of the projects under investigation by the Economic Offenses Wing due to allegations of corruption in the e-tender process. However, the prime minister did not talk about one sector that is plagued by corruption and scams - dams and hydropower projects. A recent case of corruption, which put people's lives at risk, is that of BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh. In August, 10 of 18 villages in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh, The lives of over 000 people were put at risk when the dam built on the Kurram River failed to withstand the heavy rainfall in the region. The Karam Dam project was under the fire of allegations of corruption and scams. In 2021, the state government informed the assembly that the dam was one of the projects under investigation by the Economic Offenses Wing due to allegations of corruption in the e-tender process. A recent case of corruption, which put people's lives at risk, is that of BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh. In August, 10 of 18 villages in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh, The lives of over 000 people were put at risk when the dam built on the Kurram River failed to withstand the heavy rainfall in the region. The Karam Dam project was under the fire of allegations of corruption and scams. In 2021, the state government informed the assembly that the dam was one of the projects under investigation by the Economic Offenses Wing due to allegations of corruption in the e-tender process. A recent case of corruption, which put people's lives at risk, is that of BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh. In August, 10 of 18 villages in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh, The lives of over 000 people were put at risk when the dam built on the Kurram River failed to withstand the heavy rainfall in the region. The Karam Dam project was under the fire of allegations of corruption and scams. In 2021, the state government informed the assembly that the dam was one of the projects under investigation by the Economic Offenses Wing due to allegations of corruption in the e-tender process. The Karam Dam project was under the fire of allegations of corruption and scams. In 2021, the state government informed the assembly that the dam was one of the projects under investigation by the Economic Offenses Wing due to allegations of corruption in the e-tender process. The Karam Dam project was under the fire of allegations of corruption and scams. In 2021, the state government informed the assembly that the dam was one of the projects under investigation by the Economic Offenses Wing due to allegations of corruption in the e-tender process. In, the state government informed the assembly that the dam is one of the projects under investigation by the Economic Offenses Wing due to allegations of corruption in the e-tender process. The Karam Dam project was under the fire of allegations of corruption and scams. In 2021, the state government informed the assembly that the dam was one of the projects under investigation by the Economic Offenses Wing due to allegations of corruption in the e-tender process. In, the state government informed the assembly that the dam is one of the projects under investigation by the Economic Offenses Wing due to allegations of corruption in the e-tender process. The Karam Dam project was under the fire of allegations of corruption and scams. In 2021, the state government informed the assembly that the dam was one of the projects under investigation by the Economic Offenses Wing due to allegations of corruption in the e-tender process.