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CHRI presents preliminary findings on the government’s efforts to fight corruption

Dec 17, 2016

How effective are the government’s efforts to combat corruption in India?

According to the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) figures for 2015 released by Transparency International, India ranks 76th with a score of 38 out of 168 countries surveyed for people’s perceptions about corruption.

On December 17, in an informal interaction with the media, right to information activists and civil society organisations, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative,  (CHRI) presented “Fact and Fiction: The Government’s Effort to Combat Corruption.”

Based on a study of 15 years worth of statistics (2001-2015) released by the National Crime Records Bureau, CHRI’s Access to Information team reported its preliminary findings of corruption cases and their resolution across India.

The CHRI analysis is here:

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