Corruption in Mining - Inputs on Issues

Mining is one sector in India which has experienced various forms of corruption and collusion.

With this post we would like to seek your inputs on the various forms of corruption in the mining sector ranging from allotment of mining leases to human rights violation.

Also, if you have specific cases that you would like to outline, you may do that as a new post. If you don't want to reveal your identity and report something that should be investigated by the authorities, please use the Post Anonymous Feature.

We look forward to your inputs!
Transparency International India more  

View all 18 comments Below 18 comments
DM of Ashok Nagar Transfered at night @ mining issue i am dame shore that some body politically presuring him not to take action . more  
How can you stop corruption when the giver and receiver are present the society. Even the poor pay bribes to get their jobs done. So only demonetization can stop this sort of bribe giving and bribe taking.

The poor pay bribes of over Rs 8,000 million to access public services. more  
Mining are operated by the gang of people (mafia)who run parallel Govt. most of them are politicians.To control them is next to impossible. more  
Coal Block allotment during the last few years have been full of corruption and the then PM has been under scrutiny.
In real sense there was guidelines, which were not adhered by. Hence huge amount is minted by the Mines contractors and black money is generated in huge quantity.
Proper investigation is required by going through the files. more  
Corruption in mining is rampant. I furnish few of them hereunder:

Scams in mines allotment during UPA regime crossed all limits and are in every ones knowledge;
2. Mines areas are practically ruled by the mafias in collusion with high level authorities;
3. Work orders are issued diluting laid down rules against gratifications;
4. Every contractors have to pay percentages to get work orders as well as get their bills paid;
5. Trucks are allowed overloading and the differences in values are pocketed by the mine authorities and the mafias;
6. Loading preference is given to trucks taking bribes;
7. There is no transparency in issuing and opening of tenders;
8. Many work orders are issued without calling for tenders;
9. High value machinery and equipment of sub-standard quality are purchased without calling for tenders/quotations against payment of kick-backs;
10. Corruption prevails in engaging transport vehicles;
11. Sub-standard quality of construction of premises & staff quarters due to corruption prevails in selecting builders and allotting work orders;
12. All purchasing in mines are subject to payment of commission;
13. No bills are considered for payment until commission is paid;
14. Mafias dictate the local management of collieries and several truck loads of coal are pilfered;
15. Mine staff get OT for sleeping at home and so on more  
Post a Comment

Related Posts

    • Bribery hitting peak during COVID-18

      Bribes are back friends and organisations like Transparency International are not doing much. Bribes being taken openly from migrants who already have tokens for train and bus travel. P...

      By Ajay Kumar
    • Why Govt bodies need intermediaries?

      Wondfo, a Chinese company accused of supplying 'faulty' rapid testing kits to ICMR, manufactures it for $3 (Rs 225) a unit. Somehow, instead of procuring them directly from Wondfo, ICMR has engaged...

      By Vinita Agrawal
    • Alerting Administrators

      When demand is more than supply corruption creeps in. Talking to 4 vendors in past 2 days, I get a strong sense that fruit veggie vendors are paying bribes to police and have built that in the pric...

      By Sudesh Rai
    • Yes Bank - Corporate Kickbacks

      Kickbacks, the ugly lesser reported truth of white collar crime in Indian wholesale banking. If anything all of this makes more sense when I recall a conversation with someone who was puzzled why R...

      By Amit Mishra
    • Truck bribes

      Gujarat is the cleanest state with minimum bribes. MP border charges Rs1500/- per truck for entry and likewise for exit. Its daylight robbery. Multiple complaints have fallen on deaf ears. Its like...

      By Amit Gupta
    • 48000 crores paid in bribe by truck drivers

      All these corrupt transport departments Are Still making money if we believe this survey. This is ridiculous. Will the CM of BJP states like Haryana UP Gujarat Karnataka answer???

      By Rohit Jain
    • Good Budget announcement on Citizen Charter for Tax payers

      This was a good move announced by FM. Can we please share our inputs via this circle as the subject has been extensively discussed. The feedback for what should be in charter of citizens should com...

      By Reeta Kumar
    • Shared this from Transforming India

      Every member of the circle please vote on this poll. The Govt needs to know whether or not NRC will cause corruption problems.

      By Naina Mittal
    • corruption in bocw deptt.

      there is rampant corruption in every state to issue labour licenses as well as permit under bocw as well as migrant workers license.the fee is fixed per person;even though the procedure is to apply...

      By Suresh Dasarathy
    • Corruption under BOCW act is a must

      I am writing this on behalf of my husband who is in the EPC business. According to him corruption under BOCW act is a must. BOCW stands for benefits of construction worker and all busin...

      By Sandhya Agarwal
    • Reliance Finance lending to indirectly linked borrowers

      There is attached news today saying that Reliance Home Finance lent 12000 crores of money to a set of potentially indirectly linked borrowers? Who the hell is investigating this. How many more bad ...

      By Amit Mishra
Enter your email & mobile number and we will send you the instructions

Note - The email can sometime gets delivered to the spam folder, so the instruction will be send to your mobile as well

Please select a Circle that you want people to invite to.
Invite to
(Maximum 500 email ids allowed.)