Topic: Issues relating to poverty and hunger. Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability.
3. “Corruption deepens inequalities and increases poverty and obstructs the growth prospects of the nation. “Comment. (250 words)
Why this question:
In a speech, Sri M Venkaiah Naidu said that corruption is biggest hurdle to inclusive growth and called upon the youth to support those who are fighting to eradicate the malice of corruption from the country.
Key demand of the question:
One must discuss the effects of corruption on the society in terms of deepening inequality, increasing poverty and ill effects on growth prospects.
Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
Start by defining corruption in general.
Explain briefly the root causes of corruption in the country, the different forms in which it manifests. Explain how corruption acts as a biggest hurdle to inclusive growth, leads to inequalities and increases poverty. Discuss efforts being made by the government in this direction. Suggest solutions to address the issue.
Conclude with way forward.