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Dr. Malati Das

Former IAS Officer & Chief Secretary
Planning & Statistics

Dr Malati Das has worked as an IAS officer in the state of Karnataka. She retired as Chief Secretary. As Additional Chief Secretary, Planning and Statistics, she developed the conceptual framework, and managed the preparation of the Karnataka Human Development Report 2005. As Secretary, Women and Child Development, she developed a gender action plan for the state known as the Karnataka Women's Development Plan. Dr. Das has worked with the World Bank as a consultant in Ethiopia, Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) Bangalore, and currently she is an advisor with Janaagraha

Dr. S.T. Ramesh

Former DG & IG, Karnataka

Dr S.T. Ramesh worked as an IPS officer in the state of Karnataka. He retired as the DGP of Karnataka in 2011. He was the Central Intelligence Office, Intelligence Bureau, Bangalore, Deputy IG CID, & IG Police Computer Wing & State Crime Record Bureau, where he digitized the crime record of Karnataka. He represented India for various overseas programs related to police & security, including the Atlanta Olympics, 1996. He has also received various accolades viz. the President's Police Medal for Meritorious Service – Independence Day 1995, President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service – Independence Day 2007
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  • 6 months ago

Dear Sir/Ma,am,I Siddharth Kanojia, Assistant Professor and Head-Placements, would like to get associated with IPAB for prospective internships and recruitments of law students as I personally believe that this is a great platform wherein the students can learn and contribute their efforts for the well-being of the community.I am looking forward to hearing from you.

Posted on November 24, 2017 by Siddharth Kanojia

You can directly write in to our HR at vidya.sampath@janaagraha.org

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  • 6 months ago

Hi,I have bought a plot in hosur (Tamilnadu) from well known developer which office located at bangalore. They are asking to pay unofficial charges(bribe) 12000/- during registration of plots. i am not ready to pay any bribe. Kindly help me out to whom i will complain about the same.Thanks and RegardsSanjeev

Posted on November 19, 2017 by Sanjeev Kumar Choudhary

You can directly approach the Tamil Nadu Registration Department by taking an appointment online at http://evisitregn.tn.gov.in/evisitregn/ , instead of paying the bribe to the developer

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  • 7 months ago

My passport verification process after a month and half is still showing "police verification report for passport application is under review at RPO ". am from nandyal town (andhra pradesh) our local rpo is vizag

Posted on November 09, 2017 by Sanjeev

Please wait for another 15 days and if there is no progress, try and meet the RPO at Vizag.

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  • 7 months ago

City: Bangalore; State; Karnataka; Institution: Sub Registrar's office; Dept: Registration and StampsDear Sir/Madam, I'm planning to buy an apt and register the same at the Sub Registrar's office, Varthur. Though I haven't gone to the office yet, the experiences on this forum about the general environment at the SRO office paint a very grim picture of the office. Kindly advise from your experience what could I do get the work done WITHOUT PAYING A BRIBE. Thanks, Deepak

Posted on November 09, 2017 by Deepak Agrawal

Please visit and check all the FAQs related to purchase and registrations of flats as given in the link : http://202.138.101.165/karigr/faq/registrationofinstruments.htm#11 . You can also do anytime -anywhere registration and not just at Varthur. Armed with this information and the determination not to pay bribes, you should be able to get your work done expeditiously

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  • 7 months ago

Dear Sir and Madam, I do understand that bribery in the government sector is the major focus of this portal and tackling that is the main action taken by you. If any corporator is asking for bribe from citizens to resolve a local sewage issue in North Bangalore, where do I report? IPaidABribe or Ichangemycity?

Posted on November 01, 2017 by Aravind Devaraj

You can file a complaint giving all the details of the case, along with documentary and digital evidence, if any, to the Lokayukta Karnataka

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  • 7 months ago

Dear Malati and Ramesh, I must congratulate both of you for spearheading this noble venture, and IPaidABribe in bringing out the voices of citizens against bribery , which the crowd-sourced information shared on the portal has been providing seamlessly. However, I would like to know whether the element of bribery in the public departments with a high prevalence of corruption have any positive or negative correlation to the rate of service delivery ? If so, can you site an example

Posted on November 01, 2017 by Mark Bowden

Thank you Mark for appreciating our work. There is always a negative correlation between the public departments  with a high prevalence of corruption and the rate of  service delivery. The IPaidabribe website is replete with examples, link:-Thank you Mark for appreciating our work. There is always a negative correlation between the public departments  with a high prevalence of corruption and the rate of  service delivery. The IPaidabribe website is replete with examples, to read such reports, visit:- http://www.ipaidabribe.com/reports/all#gsc.tab=0

 

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  • 7 months ago

Family court judge is keeping my Divorce case pending since many years. its 2011 case. If a women is asking for Divorce and not asking for maintenance or permanent Alimony. its in Judgement stage since 6 months. What should be done. Please advise

Posted on October 28, 2017 by Nirmala

Please make a complaint providing all particulars to the Registrar of the High Court of your State

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  • 7 months ago

If the police man asked for a bribe to you , and you gave that police man a bribe , then the matter is taken to court, whom will be arrested and why ?

Posted on October 18, 2017 by Sanele Ndlela

Firstly, you do not have to pay a bribe to a policeman. If you are able to file a complaint against the policeman and if a prima facie case is made out against the policeman, then he will be arrested. In case it is established that the citizen has paid the bribe, in order to obtain an illegal favour, then the citizen will be arrested. However, anti-corruption laws vary from country to country and everything would depend on the law of the land. 

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  • 7 months ago

Does India have any specific anti-corruption law?

Posted on October 17, 2017 by Paula Resende

India has a law, namely, the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988, which deals with corruption by public servants in all spheres of public service. That would also include trade and customs.

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  • 7 months ago

What actions can be taken for years old bribe issues ? What steps do you take to raise the old issues of bribes ?

Posted on October 15, 2017 by Asha Kanta Sharma

Answered on behalf of Dr. Ramesh by Dheeman Ghosh, Senior Associate, IPaidABribe

You can again repost the bribe complaint giving the details and the old date, we can see whether any action can be taken on it.