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Probity is a foundational principle that underpins the success and sustainability of PPP projects in the country. Discuss.

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

6. Probity is a foundational principle that underpins the success and sustainability of PPP projects in the country. Discuss. (150 Words)

Difficulty level: Easy

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about importance of probity in public procurement 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 in Public Procurement and how it will affect the current challenges with respect to public projects. Cite examples to substantiate.

Next, write about the steps to ensure probity in PPP projects.

Conclusion:

Complete by writing a way forward.