Corruption means to use the state machinery, authority and power in an illegal and unauthorised way to get personal benefit in the form of commission or misusing public fund or budget.
Corruption is one of the major social problems.
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.
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.
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.
Things to remember
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.
It includes every relationship which established among the people.
There can be more than one community in a society. Community smaller than society.
It is a network of social relationships which cannot see or touched.
common interests and common objectives are not necessary for society.
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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:
Corruption slows down the development activities.
It discourages the spirit of skilled and honest citizen.
Corruption affects the fair distribution of resources and opportunities negatively.