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Technology must be used for governance to deter corrupt practices: PM Modi

Updated: Nov 07, 2016 18:17 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 7(ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said technology must be used for governance to deter corrupt practices as corruption has become creative nowadays.

"Corruption is not something we can have in our system and people who do corruption are very creative. It is therefore necessary for us to remain alert all the time," Prime Minister Modi said while addressing the Valedictory Function of Vigilance Awareness Week-2016 here.

"Politicians are considered as the most corrupt people in the world. This mindset deters common man from believing in us," he added.

Prime Minister Modi said that the use of technology for the purpose of governance would be able to provide basic necessities to common man efficiently as it has a major role to bring in transparency.

"The state has to be policy driven. Things can't depend on the whims and fancies of individuals," he said. (ANI)