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  • 20 March, 2021

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MPLAD Scheme Funds for 2019-20

The Finance Minister has said that the funds under the MPLAD scheme for 2019-20 are clear.

  • The government of India has decided to make the MPLADS scheme non-operational for 2 years.
  • These funds will be used to strengthen the Government’s efforts in managing the impact of COVID-19 in the country.

About MPLADs Scheme:

  • MPLADS is a Central Sector Scheme.
  • It was launched in 1993.
  • Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
  • States have their own version of this scheme with varying amounts per MLA.

Key Features of MPLAD Scheme:

  • Under the scheme, an MP receives Rs. 5 crores per annum to identify and fund developmental projects.
  • The funds released under the scheme are non-lapsable.
  • Non-Lapsable funds should be spent within the current financial year. These funds cannot be carried forward to the next year.
  • The role of the MP is recommendatory in nature.
  • The implementation of the project is done by local authorities.
  • The focus of the scheme is on the creation of durable community assets like roads, school buildings, etc.
  • Elected Members of Rajya Sabha can recommend works in the state from where they have been elected.
  • Nominated Members of both the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha can recommend works anywhere in the country.

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