FIX WORK DEADLINES
IT refunds in 12 weeks. Applications disposed of in seven days. Penalise if deadlines are not met.
In offices, and link them to the vigilance wing. Helps if people know their actions are being recorded.
Minimum 10 years RI.
IMPOSE COMMUNITY SERVICE
Make three years of this mandatory after the prison terms are completed.
Strip the guilty of retirement benefits. It would make bribes far less attractive.
MARK PAN CARDS
Punch a hole, for instance, in the PAN cards of the persons found guilty.
IMPOSE GRAFT TAX
On persons with marked PAN cards. Say, 20 percent of earnings.
Take away insurance cover of those with marked PAN cards.
HONOUR THE HONEST
With incentives and awards. Is a great motivation to stay clean.
Encourage political parties to reserve 10 percent posts for persons with less than Rs. 2 lakh savings.
10 THINGS IT SHOULD NOT
1 Put government survival ahead of punishing the corrupt
2 Hide behind judicial processes
3 Weaken the regulators
4 Claim innocence. It is their job to know and act
5 Be afraid
6 Ignore genuine needs. Lower level salaries could be better
8 Resist transparency
9 Be seriously vulnerable to money
10 Minimise the issue