corruption in India & its control.

Although Indian  government has step-up many efforts to counter and control corruption ,

High corruption risk is faced by corporation and firms who invest in  india . Corruption is especially prevalent in the judiciary, police, public services, and public procurement sectors

Both private and public sector corruption is prevented by law , the prevention of corruption act is is the legal framework  that focuses on corruption in public and companies act  focuses on corruption in private  sector .

Bulic sector servents and officials are only alowed to accept gift  and prsent of nominal value.

Judicial System

Indian judiciary especially lower court levels are full of the high risk of corruption .

favorable court decisions are the for sale in the lover courts .

allthough the judiciary is indipendent  by constitution however  there is always  tension between the legislative and judiacial systems.

Millions of cases are pending in courts  and the main reason behind this is corruption coupled  with  resource shortages. Enforcing a contract takes around three to four years , which is significantly longer than the regional average.


Indian police is considerd the  manin  reason behind all problems  in the country .

One has to pay the police for its security and for protection from crimes . ploice is failed in crime prevention espeicialy rapes and theft .

The security forces are generally overworked, underpaid, and remain subject to political pressure, which leads to instances of corruption . Instances of security officials being held accountable for misconduct were reported throughout 2018.

Public Services

red tapepetty corruption, bribery and facilitation payments might  be encountered  when dealing with India’s public administration. According to genral public  the government bureaucracy to be not efficient  and rather burdensome ,and complain  that bribes are often exchanged for any any government utility.

Public adminstration recive gifts or  recieve irregular payments   from companies and busnesmen  for issuing  licencse.

Likewise, more than a quarter of companies expect to offer gifts or make irregular payments to government officials when applying for an operating license, while more than half of companies expect the same when obtaining a water or electrical connection (ES 2014). On a more positive note, the computerization of some public offices has reduced facilitation payments common in physical encounters with public officials.

Tax Administration

As compare to other departments and fields  taxation department has low level of corruption in india ,however some people believe that tax administration is the main constraint to business .

Some time tax administration ask for the gift or bribes , expensive gifts are ecccepted by them  like a refrigrator or some time a 800 cc car .

Customs Administration

Corruption is a high risk when dealing with India’s customs deparment . bribes and red taps  in exports and imports are ussually  exchanged in india . imports and exports are highly effected by irrigular payments and corruption . Companies report lower than average regional costs for border compliance, but it takes much time

Public Procurement

public procurement in India is highly corrupt department in the country favoritism influences the decisions of government officials , Bribes and irregular payments are often exchanged in return for government contracts and licenses.  Companies are recommended to use a specialized public procurement due diligence tool to mitigate the corruption risks related to public procurement in India.

Civil Society

Civil society organizations  face threats, legal harassment, excessive police force, and sometimes even lethal violence . forign  journalists and monitors are strickly denied by indian government and law.

India’s constitution provides for freedom of speech however it doesn’t  mention any freedom of press . press in India lacks  access to to government information  and  a heavy handed  government   censorship  under new government of modi  caused more concern.Journalists often face charges of libel and defamation when criticizing the political or corporate elite. Journalist and NGOs” worker have been haresed or killed in India. NGOs  and other Non profit organization are not allowed to research on human rights and other slimier issues .

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