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India: Corruption Of Rural Teachers

Lekhni at The Imagined Universe talks about an ingenious method of corruption by some teachers from rural areas of India – they bribe to get themselves suspended from their jobs so that “they would keep receiving 50 per cent of the monthly salary (without working) and pursue other lucrative jobs.”


  • Lydia

    How? Does it means they bride to keep 50% salary from existing job but they can find an another full or part time job on order to get 2nd salary? If so, this is not a ingenious method any more because this method has existed for a long time in other countries. I don’t understand. Please describe.

    • Many of the teachers in government-run primary and junior high schools have established their businesses for which they need time. To get time, they bribe to get suspended.

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