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Corruption means to use the state machinery, authority and a power in an illegal and unauthorised way to get personal benefit in the form of commission or misusing public fund or budget. Corruption can be found in four ways. They are Bribery, Relatives tend, Misappropriation of government property and Exploitation policy.

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Effects of Corruption:

  • Government loses credibility.
  • People are forced to pay undue money even for fair work.
  • Poor and socio-economically deprived people don't get justice.
  • It causes conflict and violence in the society.
  • The Economic and social process of development will be affected.
  • It hampers overall day to day in the administration of the country.
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Measures to control corruption:

  • Implementation of good governance, accountability, transparency and effective rules, and regulations.
  • General awareness against corruption.
  • Strict law, rules and monitoring.
  • Civil society, media, etc. have to discourage the corruption by bringing it into the public.
  • The corrupt officials and people against whom the charges of corruption are proven should be socially boycotted.

  • Corruption means to use  the state machinery, authority,power in an  illegal and unauthorised way to get the personal benefit.
  • Corruption causes conflicts and violence.
  • Controlling measures for corruption are general awareness, strict law, rules and monitoring , good governance and effective rules and implications, etc.

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Very Short Questions

Corruption is going against the norms of the post and abuse of power and authority. Nepal is among the countries which have high rate of corruption. It is taken as a social problem due to the following reasons:

  1. Corruption slows down the development activities.
  2. It discourages the spirit of skilled and honest citizen.
  3. Corruption affects the fair distribution of resources and opportunities negatively.
  4. Corruption doesn't let democracy function well.

Corruption is a main problem in our country. Government must take some immediate action to solve it. The causes of corruption in our countries are as follows:

  1. There is a lack of good governance and rule of law.
  2. There is a lack of transparency.
  3. There is no strict punishment for the corrupted people.
  4. Commercialization of health services and education.
  5. Luxurious lifestyle.

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  • What is Corruption Perception Index score of Canada?

    8.8
    8.7
    8.5
    9.1
  • What is Corruption Perception Index score of Japan?

    7.5
    8.5
    7.3
    7.6
  • What is Corruption Perception Index score of Taiwan?

    5.9
    5.4
    5.8
    5.5
  • What is Corruption Perception Index score of Italy?

    5.3
    5.5
    4.9
    4.5
  • What is Corruption Perception Index score of India?

    3.8
    3.9
    3.3
    3.6
  • What is Corruption Perception Index score of Nepal?

    2.4
    2.5
    2.3
    2.2
  • What is Corruption Perception Index score of Bangladesh?

    2.3
    2.4
    2.5
    2.8
  • What is Corruption Perception Index score of Germany, according to 2015 survey?

    8.1
    9
    7
    8.6
  • What is Corruption Perception Index score of USA?

    6
    7
    7.3
    8.3
  • What is Corruption Perception Index score of Bhutan?

    6
    8
    6.7
    7
  • What is Corruption Perception Index score of China?

    3.3
    3.8
    3.1
    4
  • What is Corruption Perception Index score of Pakistan?

    2.2
    2.4
    3.6
    1.9
  • Dishonesty, immoral and illegal behavior by people in positions of authority or power is

    untouchability
    corruption
    alimony
    brivery
  • Which country has least corruption?

    Newzealand
    Nepal
    London
    Sri lanka
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Prashant

Why is corruption increasing in Nepal?


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