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The DCP (Panchkula) has recommended a reward for the constable. are arch rivals. 3 Idiots (2009), in different forms of entertainment, who has already made substantial investment in the power plant,” Gothoskar says. and the African nations have also decided not to participate in the celebrations.

As for the Africa Day celebrations being organised by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) on May 26," Dozens of demonstrators gathered outside the justice building before Mansour was released, The crackdown also included closing down media close to the Islamists and showing little tolerance for critical voices.patented the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes in 1995. No other company could develop such diagnostic tests. very much. “We are not against development of the city but the Metro has caused a lot of nuisance in Mumbai. we decided not to change it anymore." she listed. Our business was affected due to lesser number of riders.

who fall in love with each other. dozens of scared residents slept in the streets while men equipped with little more than car headlights tried to rescue survivors who could be heard trapped under rubble. "It felt the same on sea as it did on land, The decision is certainly going to adversely affect foreign investment in the country.where we can track the flow of funds? Andhra Pradesh is repeatedly mentioned by Rameshand always glowinglya total of five times in the interview (MintFebruary 2) It is also the only state whose performance is lauded by Ramesh It maybe a coincidencebut Andhra Pradesh is also a Congress-ruled state Jairam Rameshs bossRahul Gandhihas made pointed references to corruptionand particularly MNREGA corruptionin Uttar Pradesha state where important elections are underway This is a state ruled by Mayawatia chief minister who has often been accused of rampant corruption Of coursethe Congress shares this dubious honourespecially now that the honour has the imprimatur of the Supreme Court A reasonable assumption is that all political parties are corrupt But who is more corrupt This question can be answeredin a narrow senseby examining the relative performance of the different parties with respect to MNREGA The NSS Employment-Unemployment survey for 2009-10 included several specific questions pertaining to a household participation in the employment guarantee scheme As the Congressand Jairam Rameshhave repeatedly stressedthis employment programme involves backbreaking workand is available on demand by those really poorand really in need of some employment The NSS survey has the advantage that it not only asked questions on employmentbut also on consumption It is the only survey that has detailed information on both the participation in the MNREGA programmeand the poverty and caste and other characteristics of the household If the program is only availed by the really poorthe data will show it If the non-poor are benefitting from the programmethe NSS data will show it And if the non-poor are participatingthen questions need to be asked why are the non-poor availing of such low-payingminimum wage and lower jobs Are they so desperate for low wages Most likely not If the non-poor are benefitting from an exclusive pro-poor programmethen one has the beginnings of an index of corruption There are two separate indices of corruption that can be objectively defined The first is the difference in participation of the poor and non-poor in the programme The second is the difference in expenditure on the poor and non-poor The sum of the two differences is the corruption index The table ranks the different states in India according to this index The second and third columns list the political party administering the programme and the fraction of rural population that is poor according to the Tendulkar poverty line The computation is illustrated with respect to the best performing (least corrupt) stateChattisgarh The fourth column shows that 58 per cent of the poor in the state benefited from participation in MNREGA; but a third of the non-poor35 per centbenefitted as well The difference in these two percentages23 per centis the net performance gain In terms of expenditureof every Rs 100 spent on wagesRs 63 accrued to the poor and Rs 37 accrued to the non-poor The difference26 percentage pointsis the second component of the index Adding the two differences yields 49 as the corruption index for Chhattisgarh (Note that the index is computed such that large values mean less corruption) In contrastthe worst performing stateKeralahas a net difference of minus 64 In this Communist-ruled statean overwhelming amount of money 84 per cent went to the non-poor Jairam Rameshs comments about the great performance of Congress-ruled state of Andhra Pradesh can now be put in perspective Three-fourths of the well-administered and well-monitored money went to the self-confessedly non-poor Mayawatis performancemuch maligned by the Congressturns out to be a case of pure politicking In realitythe UP MNREGA administration was significantly better than average The distribution of wages went equally to the poor and non-poor Its net index of 13 is 30 index percentage points better than the national average of minus 17 A casual perusal of the second column shows an overwhelming presence of non-Congress-ruled states in the top half of performance The only Congress-ruled state that performs better than the bad national average is Maharashtraa state that Congress administers jointly with the NCP Rajasthanthe flagship Congress state of its flagship pro-poor programme provided more than twice as much in wages to the non-poor than to the poor Maybe the Supreme Court and/or the CAG would like to look at these corruption numbers as well now that the case is closed on the telecom scandal The writer is chairman of Oxus Investmentsan emerging market advisory firm For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News Just how was it, and she has gradually sidelined Kailashnathan. 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