 Anti Corruption Commission in Bangladesh to Combat Corruption

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The Anti Corruption Commission in Bangladesh to combat corruption


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Anti Corruption Commission in Bangladesh 2
Evolution of ACC2
Chairman & commissioners3
Functions of the commission4
Organogram, ACC6
Objectives of the ACC:7
Plan of Action of the ACC:8
Challenges of ACC in Bangladesh:8
Prospects of ACC in Bangladesh:11
References 15

The issue of eradication and prevention of corruption is a much-discussed topic in the national life of Bangladesh. The political parties in power apparently tried to express their grave concern over corruption in the society and the administrative system. They also seemed to be eager to curb it through different programs. During consecutive tenures of the last one and a half decades of the elected governments, the statements of the two major political parties were often dominated by the call to toke an all-out action against rampant corruption. The internal social forces and the donor groups have identified corruption as the primary hindrance to development throughout the decade when Bangladesh topped the list of corrupt countries for five consecutive years (2001-2005) as per Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). But it is a pity that the people have always been given hope of eradicating corruption by every government over the past 36 years. The situation before 11 January 2007 was, indeed, bleak. Bangladesh became a safe heaven for plunderers of people’s wealth under the active support of the state governance. The people in the government and their family members were thoroughly involved in corruption. A group of politicians, senior...
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