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India Takes AIIMS But Misses Deadline

India Takes AIIMS But Misses Deadline

The total amount of money spent so far on the various AIIMS Projects is Rs 923 crore ($205 mn). Here’s a look at the progress of these 6 upcoming AIIMS…

UP’s Poor Paid For Free Aid

UP’s Poor Paid For Free Aid

India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is investigating a series of scams totalling Rs 10,000 crore in Uttar Pradesh around the use of funds meant for the National Rural Health…

Maharashtra’s Municipal Accounting Whodunit

Maharashtra’s Municipal Accounting Whodunit

SPR Foundation in an earlier report had highlighted how it was near impossible to get a consolidated view of a state’s finances. A new Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) report shows how municipal corporations, in addition…

Rs 33 Crore For Not So Due Credit

Rs 33 Crore For Not So Due Credit

The second Supplementary Demand for Grants, released in early September 2011, mentions an additional expenditure of Rs 33 crore by the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP). This is…

West Bengal Spends But Does Not Earn

West Bengal Spends But Does Not Earn

West Bengal’s finances are not in good shape as SPR Foundation (IndiaSpend) has reported in the past. The situation warrants fire fighting measures though a closer look by IndiaSpend’s Sourjya…

Rampant Corruption Just One Challenge In India’s Healthcare Struggle

Rampant Corruption Just One Challenge In India’s Healthcare Struggle

Most of the debate around healthcare touches upon the overall spends and the allocations that follow. Actually some of the worst form of excesses, misappropriations and mismanagement happens under the…