Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and
behavior; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.
7) Preventive vigilance attempts to eliminate or reduce the scope for corruption in the long run. Discuss.(250 words)
Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the question. we also have to discuss about the related and important aspects of the question in order to bring out a complete picture of the issue in hand.
Key demand of the question
The question wants us to write in detail about preventive vigilance and how it attempts to eliminate or reduce the scope for corruption in the long run.
Structure of the answer
Introduction– write a few introductory lines about preventive vigilance- e.g preventive vigilance aims to prevent unethical and corrupt behavior and action rather than treat them etc.
Discuss further about the preventive vigilance. e.g The main emphasis in proactive vigilance has been on identifying suspected corrupt elements and then devising mechanisms to weed them out or to ensure that they do not occupy sensitive positions; Discuss the tools for preventive vigilance. e.g List of Officers of Doubtful Integrity containing the names of all officers against whom disciplinary action on some vigilance related issue is pending or who is undergoing punishment on a vigilance related matter; Agreed List of Suspect Officers containing the names of those officers on whom there is a strong suspicion of indulging in corruption. These officers are kept under watch; List of Undesirable Middlemen containing the names of middlemen, touts, etc, dealing with sensitive organizations etc.
Conclusion- based on your discussion, form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the given issue.