New Delhi: Lokpal Act is important to curb corruption and rules will be formulated under it, Government asserted today while promising to provide a “clean and efficient” administration.
“My government is committed to providing a clean and efficient administration focused on delivery.
The institution of Lokpal is important to curb corruption and my government will endeavour to formulate rules in conformity with the Act,” President Pranab Mukherjee said while outlining the Narendra Modi government's roadmap in his address to the joint sitting of Parliament.
The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act provides for the establishment of a Lokpal for the Union and Lokayuktas for the states to inquire into corruption charges against public functionaries.
Mukherjee had given his assent to this Act on January 1 this year.