Likely illegal Assets of IAS Officers

Till about twenty years ago, one could say with confidence that there was hardly any member of the IAS who was dishonest or corrupt. These days, I gather that over half of the IAS have joined the politicians in corrupt practices.

B.K. Nehru in hias lecture The Civil services in Transition delivered on 15/10/1999

‘In both the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service there are about 15% officers in senior age-groups who are multimillionaires’ N.S. Saksena, of Indian Police (quoted in Maheshwari 2005: 151 Maheshwari, S.R. (2005) Public Administration in India. The Higher Civil Service, Delhi: Oxford University Press.).

NOTE : FIGURES INCLUDE THOSE IN SERVICE, THOSE RETIRED FROM SERVICE AND SOME DEAD ALSO

More than 100 crores 28

Between 50 crores to 100 crores 26

Between 10 crores to 50 crores 45

Between 3 crores to 10 crores 48

Average Illegal assets of a corrupt IAS Officer is Rs 50 crores ie their illegal assets is 25 times their total legal salary

Though information available about a few known corrupt officers exceeding Rs 500 crores are available for certain strategic reasons such information are not shown

Most of these money earned in the last 15 year period

Least amount looted by the corrupt IAS corrupt officers of Karnataka every year is Rs 500 Crores

Because of these corrupt officers amount of money looted by others is Rs 5000 Crores every year

Amount of money belonging to the public allowed to be looted in the last 10 years itself is Rs 50,000 crores

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