Govt considering hike in annual allocation under MPLADS

The government is considering a proposal to increase annual allocation under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development scheme from Rs 5 crore a year to as much as Rs 25 crore for every MP.

Apr 22, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Survey reveals 82% works under MPLADS in rural areas: Govt

As much as 82 percent of the works under Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) were sanctioned in the rural areas as per a sample survey, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

Dec 17, 2014, 15:30 PM IST

CPI(M) MPs to donate MPLAD funds for flood-hit Kashmir

CPI(M) members of Parliament will donate about Rs 10 crore from their MPLAD funds for relief and rehabilitation work in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir.

Sep 16, 2014, 14:02 PM IST

No proposal under consideration to hike MPLAD amount to MPs

The government is not considering any proposal to raise the annual allocation to MPs under MPLAD scheme from Rs 5 crore.

Jul 18, 2014, 18:08 PM IST

MPs not responsible for delays in implementing MPLADS work

The government Tuesday said delays of works under the MPLAD scheme are the responsibility of district authorities, not Members of Parliament.

Mar 04, 2014, 20:59 PM IST

‘Sadak’ way ahead of ‘Bijli’ and ‘Paani’ as priority for MPs

At 66, if India still struggles to provide safe drinking water and uninterrupted power supply to its people, then our parliamentarians too must share the blame.

Oct 10, 2013, 10:18 AM IST

Delays noticed in sanctioning proposals under MPLADS: Jena

The government on Tuesday said instances of delay have come to its notice in sanctioning of proposals under the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme.

Aug 27, 2013, 17:21 PM IST

MPLADS funds misuse, now in new book

The rampant misuse of the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS), a scheme which puts public funds in the hands of parliamentarians to fund community projects, forms the focus of a new book.

Aug 23, 2013, 14:23 PM IST

Rs 102 crore devt works under MPLADS in Haryana

Nearly 4,000 development works, involving an investment of over Rs 102 crore, were completed under the MPLADS till December-end last year in Haryana.

Jan 08, 2013, 21:07 PM IST

Centre supports Bihar govt norms on MPLADS

The Centre on Friday supported in the Supreme Court the Bihar government`s decision to amend the guidelines for implementation of the MPLADS.

Jul 13, 2012, 18:32 PM IST

Ananth Kumar to release Rs 1.5 crore from MPLADS

Ananth Kumar announced that he would release Rs 1.5 crore from his MPLADS to establish Vivekananda youth centres in 150 schools and colleges.

Jan 30, 2012, 18:20 PM IST

`MPLADS funds usually delayed due to incomplete documentation`

The government day said delays
in the release of funds under the Member of Parliament Local
Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) are usually because district
authorities don`t furnish the required documents well in time.

Nov 24, 2011, 17:45 PM IST

`MPs not ready for social audit of MPLADS`

Members of Parliament seeking social audit of all and sundry programmes are not willing for such a monitoring when it comes to the MPLAD Scheme, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said Thursday.

Sep 15, 2011, 15:17 PM IST

Over Rs 2,600 cr not utilised under MPLADS: Govt

The government on Friday informed
Parliament that over Rs 2,600 crore on funds sanctioned under
the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
(MPLADS) is lying unspent.

Aug 05, 2011, 18:02 PM IST

MPLADS` annual allocation raised by 3 crore

A massive hike of Rs three crore in the annual allocation for a scheme that enables every MP to recommend development works in their constituencies, was approved by the government on Thursday.

Jul 07, 2011, 15:13 PM IST

Government relaxes MPs` fund norms

The government has provided greater flexibility to parliamentarians to use MPLADS.

Jun 16, 2011, 23:13 PM IST

Rs 10 lakh from MPLADS for assistance to physically challenged

Parliamentarians will soon be
allowed to spend up to Rs 10 lakh annually from the Member of
Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) for
providing assistance to the physically challenged.

May 06, 2011, 16:31 PM IST

MP panel regrets non translation of MPLADS guidelines

A parliamentary committee has
voiced concern that the Ministry of Statistics and Programme
Implementaion has taken no steps for translation of MPLAD
scheme guidelines into regional languages.

Aug 06, 2010, 21:13 PM IST

Bombay HC notice to state govt over MLA funds

A High Court bench here today issued
notice to the Maharashtra government over the allocation of
Local Area Development (LAD) funds to the members of the state

Aug 20, 2009, 22:13 PM IST