TRANSPARENCY IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
SOME POINTS IN FAVOUR OF TRANSPARENCY IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
1.) There are Different types of political interference in the bureaucracy. These interference
results in growing political and bureaucracy curruption. If there comes transperency in public
administration then the link between the politics and bureauracy will be exposed and thus
curruption can be reduced.
2.) Criminalisation of politics, increasingly inrecent years, has resulted in great deal of
curruption in the bureaucracy with the entry of criminal elements in politics more and more
of the administrative personal have fallen for the baits of power and money. Due to
non-transparent working of goverment, the public is unaware about these practices
in a democratic country like india transparency is essential for the proper functioning of the
3.) In a democratic country the real power exists in the hands of the general public and
bureaucrats are public servants. Therefore public has the power get the information about
the process if administration. This requires transparency.
4.) Sometimes promotion of an officer is made not on the basis of his contacts with the
political leaders. These kind of incidents ultimately degrade the values those are
enshrined in our holy constitution. If there is transparency then it will not be possible to
promote anyone without any performance.
5.) The money earned by the goverment and the money spent should be known to the public
so that the general people so that the general people could be satisfied that no
extravaganzas are going on. After all the money earned by the goverment is the money
given by the public to them. In democracy everbody have full rights to know about his/her
hard earned money taken by the goverment as taxes. This also needs Transparency in
6.)“Increased transparency, anti-corruption and good administrative practices in thepublic sector are decisive parameters in the Government of Vietnam’s efforts tocreate a service minded public sector that can truly serve the people. Denmark ispleased to support Vietnam in these efforts and in building capacity of academicinstitutions in human rights research and human rights law at academic institutions.
Academia can play an important role in generating knowledge on, but also
demystifying, human rights, which I am certain will add value to Vietnam’s
effort to move towards a democratic society based on the rule of law ”, Danish
Ambassador Peter Lysholt Hansen noted in connection with the signing of the
SOME POINTS IN AGAINST OF TRANSPARENCY IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
1.) There is a widespread illiteracy among the people of India. Very few of us know how the
administration works. Therefore explaining only to few literates makes no meaning So at
present no need of transparency.
2.) There is right of Information granted by the Constitution Of India to the people of India. But
this right has seldom been exercised. Very few people desire to know the process of
administration regarding a particular issue. so there is no need tomake hue and cry about the
tranparency in public admisntration.
3.) In place of providing transperancy in public administration what is required to change the
bureaucracy's attitude and approach towards the needs and concerns of our nation and its
4.) Transperancy will not be helpful because even if there is a curruption charge filed against
a bureaucrat by a citizen of India, judicial procedure will last for so long that the accused will
complete his job tenure. So we should try to speed up the judicial proceedings because if it is
there then the currupt bureaucrats can be caught and punished.