India knowledge portal for global anti-corruption body

Last Updated: Saturday, August 18, 2012 - 15:51

Kolkata: India will offer a knowledge portal for International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities (IAACA), the global body on anti-corrpution.

Central Vigilance Commissioner R Srikumar on Saturday said it has agreed to build a knowledge portal for sharing information and best practices in real time fashion.

India was an active executive council member of IAACA, he said, adding it has not been decided who will develop the knowldge portal but a committee will look into rollout aspect.

CVC has also initiated a plan to encourage the country`s association in anti-coruption and urged all agencies and like-minded people to join the association.

"We have been discussing the idea for national knowledge sharing on anti-corruption and we expect to create it in a year," Srikumar told members of Vigilance Study Circle in city.

A call center has also been mooted to handle the increasing volume of complaints which currently stands at 15000-20000 a year.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, August 18, 2012 - 15:50

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