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How can probity serve as antidote for corruption? Discuss with examples.

Topic: Probity in Governance: Concept of public service; Philosophical basis of governance and probity;

7. How can probity serve as antidote for corruption? Discuss with examples. (150 Words)

Difficulty level: Moderate

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of ‘Abstract Thursdays’ in Mission-2023 Secure.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about importance of probity and its role in reducing corruption.

Directive:

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you must debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You must give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Begin by defining probity.

Body:

First, write about the need of Probity and how it will reduce corruption and associate challenges with respect to public service. Cite examples to substantiate.

Next, write about the steps to ensure probity.

Conclusion:

Complete by writing a way forward.