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CBI raids 150 locations to crack down on corruption affecting commoners

By IndianMandarins- 31 Aug 2019


New Delhi: The CBI, on Friday, in its special anti corruption drive conducted over 150 joint surprise checks (JSCs) at suspected places of corruption in various cities across the country. These raids were conducted jointly with the vigilance officers of the concerned government departments, ministries and other organisations. 


The JSCs are primarily conducted at such points and places of corruption where common people or small businesspersons are affected in the government machinery. This special drive will sensitize every stakeholder about possible avenues of corruption that a common citizen faces while seeking services from such departments. It also strives to identify and highlight points and places vulnerable to corruption.


Departments covered in today's JSCs includes -- Railways, coal mines and coalfields, medical/healthcare orgainisations, customs, FCI, power, municipal corporations, ESIC, transport, CPWD, directorate of estates, fire services, sub registrar office, GST departments, Port Trust, National Highways, DAVP, Airport Authority of India, public sector oil companies, DGFT, public sector banks, ASI, Shipping Corporation, BSNL, steel PSU, mines & minerals.


These JSCs will be followed by extensive campaign by the CBI to make common citizens aware how to reach out to government departments to get their complaints redressed. Various cities/towns where the JSCs are being conducted included – Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Guwahati, Shillong, Chandigarh, Srinagar, Chennai, Madurai, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Gandhinagar, Bhopal, Raipur, Nagpur, Jabalpur, Patna, Lucknow, Ghaziabad, Dehradun, Ranchi, Visakhapatnam, Guntur, Vijaywada, Cochin, Kollam, Hanamakonda, Karimnagar, Chirmiri, Secunderabad, Katni–Bina, Vadodara, Himmat Nagar, Dhanbad, Kasauli, Samastipur, Danapur and Mokama.

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