Most corruption in India is related to property registration and land matters. The maximum 26 percent of bribery cases are related to this department.
Property Registration and Land Matters
Experts believe that in many states of India, there is a big reason for not having consolidation and the possession of land papers in the name of forefathers.
The second reason is the rapid rise in property prices. From big cities to small cities, cases related to land fraud continue to come up.
The police is second in the case of corruption and bribery. 19 percent of bribery cases are related to this department.
The Municipal Corporation is also not behind in the matter of taking bribe. 13 percent of bribery cases are related to this department.
A person from Patna, the capital of Bihar, said that he had been trying for months to get his house map, but he was given a round of office for months after talking about today. Eventually, after giving money to the employee, his work was done.
3 percent of the people involved in the survey have said to give bribe to the electricity department.
Since the introduction of prepaid meters, there has been a decrease in corruption cases in this department, but the issue of connecting and cutting connections continues with money.
13 percent of the people involved in the survey have said to bribe in the transport office. Experts say that the transport department employees take bribe for the work from giving vehicles pass on the highway to making driving license in the office.
8 percent of the people involved in the survey said to give bribe to the tax department.
The bribery in the tax department can be gauged from the fact that the Modi government at the center is forcibly retiring by taking action against the tax officials accused of corruption.
5 percent of the people said that they have given bribe to the water department. At the same time, 13 percent people have said to give bribe to other departments.
1,90,000 people from 248 districts of 20 states participated in the ‘India Corruption Survey 2019’. According to the survey, 51 percent Indians have given bribe once in the last 12 months.
More corruption in these states
Rajasthan, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand and Punjab have the highest corruption in India.
Less corruption in these states
There is less corruption in Delhi, Haryana, Gujarat, West Bengal, Kerala, Goa and Odisha. The overall level of corruption has decreased by 10 percent in 2019 across India as compared to 2018.