TheJakartaPost

Please Update your browser

Your browser is out of date, and may not be compatible with our website. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below.
Just click on the icons to get to the download page.

Jakarta Post

Ministries get KPK whistle-blower system

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, August 26 2010   /  09:52 am

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) launched Wednesday a whistle-blower system allowing civil servants to report gratuities to their institutions and the KPK.

Only in its initial phase, the software was installed at seven ministries — health, public works, home,  forestry, national education, agriculture and finance — before it will be introduced in other government institutions.“These institutions are prone to receiving gratuities, so we need more structured prevention efforts,” KPK deputy chairman Haryono Umar told a press conference after the launch. “Civil servants can file reports to their respective ministry’s inspectorate generals through the system, which is linked to the KPK. The commission along with the inspectorate generals will then further process reports of gratuities received by civil servants,” he said. Under the system, he added, civil ...