Bengaluru Rains: IT industry stalwart blames corruption and misgovernance for Bengaluru floods
Pai, a former chief financial officer of IT major Infosys Ltd, on the floods in parts of Bengaluru after two days of torrential rains, said political leaders and bureaucrats have let people down.
Information and technology stalwart TV Mohandas Pai has said that the devastation caused by heavy rains in Bengaluru is a result of various factors including poor governance, high corruption and lack of urban reforms. Pai, a former chief financial officer of IT major Infosys Ltd, on the floods in parts of Bengaluru after two days of torrential rains, said political leaders and bureaucrats have let people down.
Pai said, “The result of government ineffectiveness, poor governance and more corruption. Money is allocated but poor work is done because of high corruption. Lack of corporation's capabilities and illegal construction, the list is huge." "It also reflects the lack of urban reforms in all our cities over the past 30 years," he said.
Rain is wreaking havoc in Bangalore. Here the 90-year record of rain has been broken. So far 5 people have died here in the sky disaster. Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert of rain for the next two days. Many areas of Bangalore have been submerged due to heavy rains. Luxurious houses, luxury vehicles, all have been submerged, in such a situation a holiday has been declared in schools, while companies have instructed their employees to work from home.