New anti-graft helpline gets 20 calls on first day
The calls were received on two landlines at ACB reception unlike the hi-tech call center of Anti-Corruption Helpline 1031 launched by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
“So far, we have received over 20 calls regarding complaints on corruption. We are analysing the information and action will be taken at the earliest. This shows people have confidence in ACB,” said M K Meena, chief of ACB to Millennium Post.
Meena, who is also Joint Commissioner of Police New Delhi range, is <g data-gr-id="19">elated</g> with performance of his ‘Anti-Corruption Helpline’ launched to counter the Delhi government’s policy of not transferring corruption calls to ACB for action.
There is no separate trained staff for receiving calls but the constables at reception were handling the helpline calls also and taking notes of the information provided by the callers.
Meena, however, have <g data-gr-id="18">deputed</g> an inspector level officer to keep records, scrutinise and present it before him for action.