Corruption is one of factors which adversely affect the
economy of our country. Corruption
threatens and hurts economic growth.
Corruption can be a product of collusion, in which both parties
cooperate, willing to enter into a transaction.
Corruption is a broad term covering a wide range of misuse of entrusted
funds and power for private gain: Theft, fraud, nepotism, abuse of power
etc. In a democratic system, offices and
institutions lose their legitimacy when they’re misused to private advantage. This is harmful in established democracies. Economically, corruption depletes national
wealth. Corruption erodes the social
fabric of society. It undermines
people’s trust in the system.
In order to effectively
tackle the menace of corruption in Governance, the Government of Karnataka has
established Anti-Corruption Bureau on the lines of Central Bureau of
We seek the cooperation
of public in curbing this menace. You
can be a partner with the ACB to fight corruption. Media also helps in unearthing irregularities
in various departments. The ACB needs
help from the people and from the media in identifying corrupt public servants,
their brokers, their modus operandi and the way in which corrupt conceal their
ACB in our State is
striving to curb corrupt practices. It
has started newly to built up awareness among honest citizens through its
activities and they are coming forward to prefer complaints. The website also gives information related to
the functioning of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, Karnataka.
Karnataka requests the public to join hands with us to fight corruption in
public life and make Karnataka a corruption free state.