Monitoring is one of the principal tools used by HELPFUL FOUNDATION in pursuing their reform objectives. It is a tool increasingly used in the fight against corruption, National Security Research and Political.
What is the Status of corruption in India?
- In 2021, the country was ranked 85th out of 180 in the Corruption Perceptions Index, with the lowest-ranked countries perceived to have the most honest public sector. Corruption is caused by various factors, including officials stealing money from government social welfare programmes.
- CPI, 2019 highlighted that unfair and opaque political financing and undue influence in decision-making and lobbying by powerful corporate interest groups has resulted in stagnation or decline in the control of corruption.
- As per the India Corruption Survey 2019, 51% of the respondents admitted to paying bribes. Rajasthan and Bihar fared the worst in the country, with 78% and 75% of respondents admitting to paying bribes.