Corruption is a type of strategic action.
Two or more people undertake an exchange
relation by way of a successful transfer of money or
power which sidesteps legality or morality to
regulate the relation.
India is the 84th most corrupted country in the
A corrupt society stops valuing integrity, virtue or
It exploits India’s scarce resources.
Derail country’s credibility and economic stability.
The recent scams tells us about free loot of
resources and the power of having big “surnames”
like Tata’s, and Ambani’s.
MAJOR AREAS OF CONCERNS:
Politics and bureaucracy.
Land and property - Where officials steal state
Service sector – Like education, banking,
communication , health care etc. Eg: Non-
availability of medicines, fake medicines.
Income Tax Department- Favorable tax treatments.
Armed Forces – Allegedly selling defence stores in
black market in border districts of India.
Religious institution- Some of the churches of North
India are making money by selling baptism
CAUSES OF CORRUPTION
Lack of effective management and organization of
Lack of economic stability.
Lack of effective political leadership.
Diminishing values in the society.
Lack of awareness about policies and
Low literacy rate.
TOP 5 CORRUPTION SCAMS IN
2G Spectrum Scam
Common Wealth Games Scam.
What's 2G ?
Second Generation wireless telephone technology.
Three primary benefits of 2G networks:
Phone conversations were digitally encrypted.
Greater mobile phone penetration levels.
2G introduced data services for mobile, starting
with SMS text messages.
2G SPECTRUM SCAM
The 2G spectrum scam in India involved the issue of 1232
Price set as per 2001.
Under pricing of 2G spectrum resulted in heavy loss of
176,379 crore rupees.
Spectrum allocation process to favor select companies.
This issue came to light after option of 3G services.
The scam came to public notice when Subramanyan
Swamy filed a case to Supreme Court.
Bandwidth of Defence department was sold.
The scam involved allegations regarding:
The under pricing of the 2G spectrum by the Department of
It resulted in a heavy loss to the exchequer.
The spectrum was allocated to favour selected companies.
CONSEQUENCES OF CORRUPTION
Loss of National wealth
Hindrance and obstruction in development
Authority and power in wrong hands
Rise in terrorism and crimes
Rise in suicide cases
Psychological and social disorders
CURES FOR CORRUPTION IN
Effective and regular vigilance
Effective leadership and administration
Strong Media support( through films, ads , serials)
Declaration of wealth and assets
Appointment and admissions
Loyalty and patriotism
Dedicated and diligent leaders
Coordination and control
Lokpal Bill Implementation (Introduced since 1968).
Anti-corruption police and courts.
Anti- corruption websites.
Anti- corruption Organizations.
Self determination of not to give bribe.
Awareness and campaigns through medias, social networking
sites, road shows etc.
India is a fast developing country in the world
where our systems are weak. So there is always a chance of
corruption. Who is responsible for this? What action should
be taken? What we must keep in mind is “ Nothing is
Impossible”. If we join our hands together there can be an
end to this deep rooted evil. The only thing is it takes time. A
little progress everyday leads to a big result one
day………..may be tomorrow. Be Good and Do Good.