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Survey reveals Karnataka is India's most corrupt state

Survey reveals Karnataka is India's most corrupt state
28 Apr 2017
  • A survey conducted by the Center for Media Studies has revealed that Karnataka is the most corruption-riddled state in the country.
  • The survey was compiled based on people's experiences paying bribes to avail public services. Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab follow Karnataka.
  • Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Chhattisgarh were found to be the least corrupt.

  • Details of the survey
    Details
  • The survey was conducted by think-tank and NGO Center for Media Studies over the last one year.
  • The report surveyed 20 states in the country and involved the participation of 3000 households from both rural and urban India.
  • Some of the states surveyed included Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Punjab.

  • Corruption in India
    FACT
    According to the report, people felt that police, Public Distribution System, electricity and judicial services saw the biggest rise in corruption. 43% of households felt corruption had increased in the last one year. People also felt that corruption decreased during the demonetization period.

    Has corruption reduced in India?
    Corruption
  • The report indicated that a similar survey conducted in 2005 recorded at least 53% of Indian households having experienced corruption. The total estimate for bribes paid by households in 2005 was Rs. 20,500 crore.
  • In comparison, only 33% of households reported experiencing corruption in public services in 2017. Also, the estimated bribes paid by households in 2017 was Rs. 6350 crore.



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