Emperor of all maladies


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Emperor of all maladies

  1. 1. Emperor of all Maladies in IndiaCorruption
  2. 2. The Cat Closes its eyes & drinks the milkit thinks no one is watching
  3. 3. What’s the current trend ?GivingFavors for benefitshas become our culture.
  4. 4. The Psychology behind…CorruptionEveryone aspiresfor ahigh classliving.
  5. 5. Falls Justification…everyone does itso do I
  6. 6. You yourself are taintedso don’t point at me
  7. 7. The Robin hoodexcuse…
  8. 8. The Revenge excuse…
  9. 9. It will take agesfor them to discover &who’s been punishedfor doing it anyway till date?
  10. 10. Why waste time& energy &be a Sourin their eyes
  11. 11. I know it but don’t have the gutsto expose them causeI want to have a safe job
  12. 12. Some Stats…a. (2005) more than 62% of Indians had first-hand experience of paying bribes or influence peddling to get jobs done in public offices successfullyb. (2008) about 40% of Indians had first-hand experience of paying bribes or using a contact to get a job done in public officec. After 2008 the % of Indians having paid bribes reduced but the government achieved a magnanimous & dubious distinction as Emperor of taking bribes. ( Media Says)
  13. 13. Transparency International defines Corruption as…Corruptionis the abuse of entrustedpower for private gain. It hurtseveryone who depends on theintegrity of people in aposition of authority
  14. 14. Causes1. High taxes and excessive regulation, authorization requirements by bureaucracy
  15. 15. CausesLack of transparency
  16. 16. Causes Too Complicated taxes & licensing systems
  17. 17. CausesMandatedspending programs
  18. 18. CausesLack of competitive free markets
  19. 19. CausesMonopoly of certaingoods & Serviceprovided byGovernment Institutions
  20. 20. CausesLack of stern penaltiesfor corrupt behavior byPublic officials &Politicians
  21. 21. CausesLow pay / No Pay
  22. 22. CausesCulture of impunity (exemption from punishment or loss or escape from fines)
  23. 23. Causes Theignorant, preoccupied, un educated, overburdened citizen…
  24. 24. As a result… Each individual or business decides if the effort requiredin due process and the cost of delay is worth paying the bribe demanded
  25. 25. As a result… 2 The desire to pay lower taxes than those demanded by the stateexplains the demand side of corruption
  26. 26. As a Result… 3 The net result is that thecorrupt officials & politicians collect bribes, state fails to collect taxes for its own budget, and corruption grows.
  27. 27. Effects Corruption leads to thedepletion of national wealth.
  28. 28. EffectsCorruption impedes democracy & the rule of law
  29. 29. EffectsDelay and inefficiency dueto introduction of red tapeto extract morebribes, proving publicinstitutions and officesillegitimate
  30. 30. Effects Increased costsof goods and services
  31. 31. EffectsInflation
  32. 32. Effects Imbalanced economicdevelopment
  33. 33. EffectsWeakling work ethics & professionalism
  34. 34. EffectsUnhealthy competition
  35. 35. EffectsLowering the private marginal productivity of capital (MPC i.e the additional outputresulting from the use of an additional unit of capital) &hence lowering the investment rate also… as they are directly proportional
  36. 36. EffectsLower Growth Rate
  37. 37. Effects Corruption discourages peopleto work together for the common good.
  38. 38. EffectsIncreased poverty & lack of basic needs like food,water and drugs, depletion of natural resources, Pollution, jealousy, hatred & insecurity.
  39. 39. What to do?1. Albert Einstein - "If I had an hour to solve a problem Id spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions.”2. Correct Diagnosis is very important before finding a remedy for the diseases
  40. 40. Solution? Corruption can berooted out when people join together to change the system that facilitates it
  41. 41. Fight forTransparency
  42. 42. ImbibeAccountability
  43. 43. Imbibe
  44. 44. Show
  45. 45. ShowCourage
  46. 46. PracticeJustice
  47. 47. Be…Democratic
  48. 48. Thank you!!! Rtn. Amit Gopal ChauhanRotary Club of Kalyan, Rotary District: 3140 +91 9769442462 amit2462@hotmail.com