Essay on Corruption

Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. a€? In 2010 India was ranked 87th out of 178 countries in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index It is not easy to define corruption. But in a narrow sense, corruption is mostly concerned with a€? briberya€™ and it takes several forms. Corruption is a global phenomenon and it is omnipresent. Corruption has progressively increased and is now rampant in our society Corruption in India is a consequence of the nexus between Bureaucracy, politics and criminals. India is now no longer considered a soft state.

It has now become a consideration state where everything can be had for a consideration. Today, the number of ministers with an honest image can be counted on fingers. At one time, bribe was paid for getting wrong things done but now bribe is paid for getting right things done at right time. Indian administration is tainted with scandals. India is among 55 of the 106 countries where corruption is rampant, according to the Corruption Perception Index 2004 Report released by Transparency International India. Corruption in India leads to promotion not prison. It is very difficult to catch big sharks.

Corruption in India has wings not wheels. As nation grows, the corrupt also grow to invent new methods of cheating the government and public. Emergence of political elite who believe in interest-oriented rather than nation-oriented programmes and policies Election time is a time when corruption is at its peak level. Big industrialist fund politicians to meet high cost of election and ultimately to seek personal favour. Bribery to politicians buys influence, and bribery by politicians buys votes. In order to get elected, politicians bribe poor illiterate people, who are slogging for two times meal.

Measures to combat corruption Is it possible to contain corruption in our society? Corruption is a cancer, which every Indian must strive to cure. Many new leaders when come into power declare their determination to eradicate corruption but soon they themselves become corrupt and start amassing huge wealth. Conclusion Corruption is an intractable problem. It is like diabetes, can only be controlled, but not totally eliminated. It may not be possible to root out corruption completely at all levels but it is possible to contain it within tolerable limits.

Honest and dedicated persons in public life, control over electoral expenses could be the most important prescriptions to combat corruption. Corruption has a corrosive impact on our economy. It worsens our image in international market and leads to loss of overseas opportunities. Corruption is a global problem that all countries of the world have to confront, solutions, however, can only be home grown. We have tolerated corruption for so long. The time has now come to root it out from its roots. corruption is like a termite which is eating away and is having it roots deep into the Indian society.

Every field like, investigating agency,political corruption,judiciary which was till now clean is also having to black clots of corruption on it. Every Goverment servant from the top level officer till the lower grade of peon is corrupt. And untill you dont pay some amount of money as bribe to get the work done your file will not be processed further or any work will not proceed further. The suggestion which i would like to mention in order to stop corruption are as follows. 1, Separate courts to deal with the matter of corruption and expediately give the judgement of the same and that should be time bound.

2, Removing the tecknicalities of the procedural laws while laying a trap which the corrupt official often get out from the charge of the corruption using the tecknicalities . So tecknicalities should be removed. 3, Statement made before the police officer by the complianant should be irreversable and it should be seen that complainant is not making a frivlous complaint in the A. C. B office and he should be also punished if he turns hostile. 4,The vigilence department should use new tecknological devices for the trap such as spy camera,ultrasonic recorders and other tecknology.

5, The procedure of sanctions as prescribed by the prevention of corruption laws should be removed. No previous sanction to be neccesary will laying trap for the judicial person,or I. A. S personnel and any goverment officer bearing high post. 6, The punishment given should be stringent like cancelling all kind perks and and while the officer is suspended his montly income should be cancelled till he is proved not guilty by the Honourable court . 7, International accounts of the corrupt leaders,and their property should be confiscated by the goverment if they are found guilty after giving fair chance to the accused to present his case.

and money laundering acts should provide strict punishment and income tax to maintain strict vigil on the corrupt goverment officer. 8,Majority of the corrupt leader and goverment officer have their accounts in the international banks and goverment should tie up and negotiate with these banks to provide details of such corrupt official and freeze their account and return such money to goverment of India. The person who is corrupting is equally responsible as the person who is bribing. Usually we used to see corruption in government offices.

It is our right and their duty to get our things done we shouldn’t buy that with money. As we the children of our Bharat mata we shouldn’t hinder the development of our country instead we should support. We all know that this corruption is spreading like HIV virus in our country,we may not cure it but we can prevent it. So we have to grow patriotism in the minds of yong children. Now a days we are seeing that college education is becoming financial aspect (business),inorder to prevent the corruption the only way is to educate the children morally even at the college level.

Ibelieve that the “Todays children are not only the citizens of tomorrow but also the tren setters of the society”. The only way to make the country developed is to speard the moral education among the Indians am really astonished by the way corruption has made remarkable standard in in indian politics. even the army officials who r the most trustworthy r getting entangled into this virus. i really hatsoff the movement such as lok pall bill which has a great role to play in present but as obvious it has not been implemented in proper direction and this has made the system think more intensely.