Corruption• As with many developing nations, corruption is widespread in India.• India is ranked 72 out of a 179 countries in Transparency Internationals Corruption Perceptions Index, although its score has improved consistently from 2.7 in 2002 to 3.5 in 2008.• Corruption has taken the role of a persistent aspect of Indian politics and administration.
Effects• The chief economic consequences of corruption are the loss to the exchequer.• Creates unhealthy climate for investment and an increase in the cost of government-subsidized services.• The TI India study estimates the monetary value of petty corruption in 11 basic services provided by the government, like education, healthcare, judiciary, police, etc….., to be around Rs.21,068 cr.
Corruption In Judiciary• Corruption is rampant in the judicial system of India.• According to Transparency International, judicial corruption in India is attributable to factors such as "delays in the disposal of cases, shortage of judges and complex procedures, all of which are exacerbated by a preponderance of new laws".
YEAR RANK RATING2001 2.7 OUT OF 71 91 COUNTRIES2003 2.7 OUT OF 71 102 COUNTRIES2004 2.8 OUT OF 83 133 COUNTRIES2005 2.8 OUT OF 90 145 COUNTRIES2006 2.9 OUT OF 88 158 COUNTRIES2007 3.3 OUT OF 70 163 COUNTRIES2008 3.5 OUT OF 72 179 COUNTRIES
Anti-corruption efforts1) Right to information act:• It is a law enacted by the Parliament of India giving citizens of India access to records of the Central Government and State Governments.• The 2007 report by Transparency International puts India at the 70th place and states that significant improvements were made by India in reducing corruption. Cont…
Anti-corruption efforts2) Computerization:• BHOOMI is a project jointly funded by the Government of India and the Government of Karnataka to digitize the paper land records and create a software mechanism to control changes to the land registry in Karnataka.• The project was designed to eliminate the long-standing problem of inefficiency and corruption. Cont…
ANNA HAZARE :-IN A MOVEMENT AGAINST CORRUPTION anna TO STOP annCORRUPTION