CORRUPTION As with many developing nations, corruption is widespread in India. India is ranked 72 out of a 179 countries in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index, although its score has improved consistently from 2.7 in 2002 to 3.5 in 2008. Corruption has taken the role of a persistent aspect of Indian politics and administration.
3.5 RATING World Map Index of perception of corruption
CORRUPTION IN POLITICS Criminalization of Indian politics is a main problem. In July 2008 Washington Times reported that nearly a fourth of the 540 Indian Parliament members faced criminal charges, "including human trafficking, immigration rackets, embezzlement, rape and even murder". At state level, things are often worse.
CORRUPTION IN ADMINISTRATION A 2009 survey of the leading economies of Asia, revealed Indian administration to be not just least efficient out of Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, Vietnam, China, Philippines and Indonesia.. Further it was also found that working with the India's civil servants was a "slow and painful" process. Cont…..
CORRUPTION IN ADMINISTRATION Officials often steal state property. In Bihar, more than 80% of the subsidized food aid to poor is stolen. In Government Hospitals, corruption is associated with non availability of medicines (or duplicate medicines), getting admission andconsultations with doctors.
MOST CORRUPTED STATES J&K BIHAR Index Of Corruption By Indian States
CORRUPTION IN JUDICIARY Corruption is rampant in the judicial system of India. According to Transparency International, judicial corruption in India is attributable to factors such as "delays in the disposal of cases, shortage of judges and complex procedures, all of which are exacerbated by a preponderance of new laws".
EFFECTS The chief economic consequences of corruption are the loss to the exchequer. Creates unhealthy climate for investment and an increase in the cost of government-subsidized services. The TI India study estimates the monetary value of petty corruption in 11 basic services provided by the government, like education, healthcare, judiciary, police, etc….., to be around Rs.21,068 cr.
ANTI-CORRUPTION EFFORTS Right to information act: It is a law enacted by the Parliament of India giving citizens of India access to records of the Central Government and State Governments. The 2007 report by Transparency International puts India at the 70th place and states that significant improvements were made by India in reducing corruption. Cont…..
ANTI-CORRUPTION EFFORTS 2) Computerization: BHOOMI is a project jointly funded by the Government of India and the Government of Karnatakato digitize the paper land records and create a software mechanism to control changes to the land registry in Karnataka. The project was designed to eliminate the long-standing problem of inefficiency and corruption.
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