Corruption in Bangladesh

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Corruption in Bangladesh has been a continuing problem with the country being ranked as the most corrupt country for the year 2005 in the list published by Transparency International.[1]

The country's ranking on the same list for the years 2011 and 2012 is 120[2] and 144[3] respectively.

History[edit]

Politics[edit]

ADB losing lots of money cause of Corruption In Dhaka WASA, DWSSDP In different projects. ADB and Dwasa management needs to focus on the corruptions going on different projects specially different purchasing. Just to refer that in the procurement of regular valve purchasing under DWSSDP,package ICB 04.5 total 07 bidders submitted their bids, out of the seven only One Chinese company is going to be awarded whose price is almost 10-20% higher than some European companies, many potential bidders from turkey, Denmark, Italy etc. had been directly technically forced to be disqualified without asking for any Clarifications. PMU and TEC asked clarification from 03 bidders. It Is informed that in two stages clarification have been asked which PMU can not ask as it is material deviation as per ITB. The evaluation process is partial and presettled.Even the Chinese company which is going to be awarded has submitted one clarification after the mentioned deadline. PMU arranged and received the clarification from that specific bidder after the deadline showing the mentioned date in the opening of clarification.There is an unexpected corruption is going to be held in this procurement. Only one bidder is technically responsivefor its financial offer which has been manipulated by PMU concerned of procurement experts of DMC in favor of the Chinese company with largerprice.PMU and DMC concerned are involved in this corruption which costing ADB not less than 150,000 USD.

Bureaucracy[edit]

Land and property[edit]

Companies report that they are subjected to costly and unnecessary licence and permit requirements, while e-governance is not yet developed in Bangladesh. Face-to-face encounters with public officials are therefore inevitable and facilitate the solicitation of bribes.[4]

Tendering processes and awarding contracts[edit]

Reports of corruption in the awarding of public and private tenders are frequent. Collusion between political leaders and bureaucrats in public contracting occurs in favour of particular bidders.[5]

Medicine[edit]

Claimed trends[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

Income tax department[edit]

Black money[edit]

ADB losing lots of money cause of Corruption In Dhaka WASA, DWSSDP In different projects. ADB and Dwasa management needs to focus on the corruptions going on different projects specially different purchasing. Just to refer that in the procurement of regular valve purchasing under DWSSDP,package ICB 04.5 total 07 bidders submitted their bids, out of the seven only One Chinese company is going to be awarded whose price is almost 10-20% higher than some European companies, many potential bidders from turkey, Denmark, Italy etc. had been directly technically forced to be disqualified without asking for any Clarifications. PMU and TEC asked clarification from 03 bidders. It Is informed that in two stages clarification have been asked which PMU can not ask as it is material deviation as per ITB. The evaluation process is partial and presettled.Even the Chinese company which is going to be awarded has submitted one clarification after the mentioned deadline. PMU arranged and received the clarification from that specific bidder after the deadline showing the mentioned date in the opening of clarification.There is an unexpected corruption is going to be held in this procurement. Only one bidder is technically responsivefor its financial offer which has been manipulated by PMU concerned of procurement experts of DMC in favor of the Chinese company with largerprice.PMU and DMC concerned are involved in this corruption which costing ADB not less than 150,000 USD.

Black Money in Abroad[edit]

The political corruption is a known matter at Bangladesh.

Judiciary[edit]

Armed forces[edit]

Right to Information Act[edit]

Anti-Corruption Laws in Bangladesh[edit]

Anti-corruption organisations[edit]

Causes of corruption[edit]

Effects of corruption[edit]

Economic Concerns[edit]

ADB losing lots of money cause of Corruption In Dhaka WASA, DWSSDP In different projects. ADB and Dwasa management needs to focus on the corruptions going on different projects specially different purchasing. Just to refer that in the procurement of regular valve purchasing under DWSSDP,package ICB 04.5 total 07 bidders submitted their bids, out of the seven only One Chinese company is going to be awarded whose price is almost 10-20% higher than some European companies, many potential bidders from turkey, Denmark, Italy etc. had been directly technically forced to be disqualified without asking for any Clarifications. PMU and TEC asked clarification from 03 bidders. It Is informed that in two stages clarification have been asked which PMU can not ask as it is material deviation as per ITB. The evaluation process is partial and presettled.Even the Chinese company which is going to be awarded has submitted one clarification after the mentioned deadline. PMU arranged and received the clarification from that specific bidder after the deadline showing the mentioned date in the opening of clarification.There is an unexpected corruption is going to be held in this procurement. Only one bidder is technically responsivefor its financial offer which has been manipulated by PMU concerned of procurement experts of DMC in favor of the Chinese company with largerprice.PMU and DMC concerned are involved in this corruption which costing ADB not less than 150,000 USD.

Lower corruption, higher growth rates[edit]

Anti Corruption Commission[edit]

Anti Corruption Commission Bangladesh (Bengali: দুর্নীতি দমন কমিশন) often abbreviated: ACC (Bengali: দুদক) was formed through an act promulgated on 23 February 2004 that into force on 9 May 2004. Although initially, it could not make the desired impact, but immediately following its reconstitution in February 2007, the ACC began working with renewed vigor and impetus duly acceding to the United Nations' convention against corruption that was adopted by the General Assembly away back on 31 October 2003.[6]

Transparency International Bangladesh[edit]

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) is a non-governmental organization that monitors and publicizes corporate and political corruption in Bangladesh.[7] It has elaborate research and advocacy programmes for policy change and institutional reform for creating conditions for reducing corruption and promoting good governance in Bangladesh.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bangladesh tops most corrupt list". BBC News. Retrieved 8 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Corruption Perceptions Index 2011". Transparency International. Retrieved 8 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Corruption Perceptions Index 2012". Transparency International. Retrieved 8 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Snapshot of the Bangladesh Country Profile from Business Anti-Corruption Portal
  5. ^ "Snapshot of the Bangladesh Country Profile". Business Anti-Corruption Portal. Retrieved 2 September 2013. 
  6. ^ http://http//www.acc.org.bd//
  7. ^ http://www.ti-bangladesh.org/
  8. ^ http://www.ti-bangladesh.org/