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Old 29th March 2007, 12:53   #31
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My father-in-law is a retired Chief Engineer of PWD and now a road consultant with NHAI.
He says that everybody from CM, to PWD secretaries, to Engineer-in Cheif, to Engineers, to peons, to local politicians/goons get their cut before a contract is awarded. And in rare cases even 50% is actually used. It is more in the range of 25-30%.

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Like Rajiv Gandhi once said .. Out of every 1 Rupee that govt spends, only a few paises is available for the intended purpose.
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Old 29th March 2007, 15:39   #32
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Utter rubbish. Period.

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One question. How does Mr Iyer commute to where ever he types this crap?
Flying Saucer maybe?!
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I have used "Write to Editor" link available in the website and gave them a piece of my mind. I suggest everyone do the same. Atleast the newspapers will think twice before publishing such rubbish articles.
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Atleast the newspapers will think twice before publishing such rubbish articles.
Hey dude, thinking and TOI don't go together atleast in Bengaluru !!
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