Q.4 While discretion is necessary for effective discharge of duties, it is also a major factor responsible for corruption in administration at all levels. Comment. In this context, suggest some ways in which smooth execution of responsibilities can be ascertained while minimising corruption. (10 Marks)

Mentor’s Comments- First explain the meaning of discretion in administration. Then explain why discretion is required for effective discharge of duties. Explain how discretion could led to corruption. Finally explain measures to minimise corruption while ensuring smooth execution of responsibility.