Government has saved Rs 57,000 crore by weeding out corruption from various schemes

In a reply to a discussion Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal said that the government had saved Rs 57,000 crore by weeding out corruption from various schemes through the use of technology.

“This is the first government which has been able to check corrpuption and plug the leakage through the use of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT),” he said in reply to a discussion on the Companies Act (Amendment) Bill 2016 in the Lok Sabha on July 27.

The government also successfully used technology and made Chandigarh kerosene free, he said.