Shillong: The bank scams will deteriorate the image of the country, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu said. However, the brand of India’s symbolism is that they are not going to compromise, honesty and ethics. He believes that the number of scandals increases as a result of the lawlessness of the law. He addressed students here last night at the graduation ceremony at IIM here. He said it was necessary to adhere to higher values like honesty and truthfulness. He asked the students to fulfill their role in shaping India as the world economy.