Prime Minister to inaugurate anti-corruption conference on Wednesday

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New Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate a two-day Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conference on anti-corruption on Wednesday.

During the conference the issues of corruption and efficacy of the existing legal system in dealing with the menace will be deliberated upon.

The 17th biennial conference of CBI, State anti-corruption bureaux and vigilance agencies attended by their chiefs aims at strengthening the anti-corruption mechanism in the country.

According to an official release, various dimensions of corruption in India and the strategies to effectively handle it and also focus on the efficacy of existing legal instruments and administrative arrangements to deal with the menace will be deliberated upon.

The conference would have seven sessions during which several presentations and discussions on the subjects of topical interest including that about the probe into the multi-crore rupees Satyam scam would be made.

The topics covered during the conference include Anti Corruption Work in Karnataka Lokayukta- A study; Innovation as a tactical tool to combat corruption; Good practices followed by anti-corruption agencies.

Investigation of anti-corruption cases- Technological perspectives; Capacity building for Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) and State FSLs; Vigilance aspects in public procurement and tendering processes; Contemporaneous issues (State referred issues) would also figure during the conference. (ANI)

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