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
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) 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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.
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
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.
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
The government has provided greater flexibility to parliamentarians to use MPLADS.Jun 16, 2011, 23:13 PM IST
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.
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.
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