The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has collected Rs 49.5 million in fines imposed on those found guilty of corruption and abuse of authority, according the commission’s 2012/2013 annual report.
Chief Commissioner Lokman Singh Karki presented the commission’s report to President Dr Yadav at a function held at the Rastrapati Bhawan on Monday, CIAA assistant spokesperson Keshav Prasad Ghimire informed.
According to the report, the Commission had received 11,298 complaints in the period, of which 6,672 were resolved. Over 440 cases were registered in the regional administration offices, of which 145 were resolved. The Commission filed 96 cases, including 16 that carried over from the previous fiscal year
The resolution rate of the cases filed at the Special Court stood at 80 per cent, with 76 of the 96 cases winning decisions in favour of the Commission.
The Commission will focus on increasing the effectiveness of its work through institutional capacity development and enhancement of human resources' knowledge, skills and efficiency, the report said.
In this year’s Corruption Perception Index published by Transparency International, Nepal has made progress, climbing to the 116th position from 139th position in the previous year.