The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation litetarally squandered Rs.3,630 crores in scams and other issues. The Lok Satta disclosed this through RTI. According to Lok Satta, the scams and wastage occurred in 18 departments of GHMC. Rs.100 crores scam occurred in the construction of roads in 2013-14. Rs. 105 crores through contract commission for people’s representatives, Rs.600 crores towards loss of advertisement fee, Rs.1000 crores in loss of collection of perperty tax, a loss of Rs.300 croes in JNNURM and VAMBAY housing scheme were wasted The corporators failed to utilize Rs. 451 crores for constructive purposes but wasted Rs.21 crores for personal gains. Scams in Rs. 7 crores for Swatcha Bharat, Rs. 25 crores for consultancy, Rs. 20 crores for dogs, Rs. 5 crores for water harvesting, Rs. 500 crores on the name of repairs to nalas, Rs. 18 croes for festivals, Rs. 50 crores for road cuttings and another Rs. 150 crores for street lighting, parks and office furniture occurred.
The Lok Satta leaders protested the scams of the GHMC by throwing zero notes into the Moosi river. They demanded the GHMC mend its corrupt ways.