As much as Rs 2,302.41 crore was reported to be lying unspent with district authorities under MPLAD scheme as on March 31 this year, the government has said.
The government has decided to set up a common facilitation centre in each district to provide information about progress of the MPLADS.
The government has
received a letter written by a BSP Member and signed by 115
members of the Parliament for doing away with guidelines for
The government is not happy with the performance of the MPLAD scheme.
Accusing the Uttar Pradesh
government of adopting a "lackadaisical approach" in
implementing the MPLAD scheme in the state, an RLD MP has
supported the idea of social audit of the programme.
In order to avoid duplication of work and expedite decision-making under the MPLAD scheme, MOSPI has suggested setting of a single parliamentary committee.
Centre ruled out
scrapping of MPLAD scheme on the lines of Bihar govt`s
decision to do away with a similar scheme for legislators,
saying the scheme for parliamentarians is less vulnerable to
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