Toll free number for the lodging complaints18 Apr, 2012
The lokayukta of Jharkhand, Justice Amreshwar Sahay, launched for a toll-free number, 9334402323, at a small function held on the premises of Indian Medical Association (IMA) in Ranchi.
The Indian chapter of the civil society group based in Berlin, Transparency International, has floated five such toll free numbers in five other cities — Patna, Bhubaneswar, Jaipur, Chennai and Madurai. Jharkhand is the sixth state to join the anti-corruption drive started by the accredited Transparency International India. On receiving complaints at the toll free number, the legal advisors of Transparency International India would guide the caller regarding the future course of action like using the Right to information (RTI) Act, moving to the court etc. IIM-Ranchi director M.J. Xavier and Chairman of Transparency International India P.S. Bawa were the other dignitaries present on the occasion.