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Cabinet approves continuation of MPLADS beyond 12th Plan

The Scheme enables the MPs to recommend works for creation of durable community assets based on locally felt needs to be taken up in their constituencies in the area of national priorities

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The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval to continuation of Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) till the term of the 14th Finance Commission, ending March 31, 2020.   

The Scheme would entail an annual allocation of Rs. 3,950 crore and a total outlay of Rs. 11,850 crores over the next three years with an additional annual allocation of Rs. 5 crore per year for monitoring through independent agency and for capacity building and training to State and district officials to be imparted by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
The MPLADS funds are released to the nodal district authorities on receipt of requisite documents and as per provisions of guidelines on MPLADS.

The entire population across the country stands to benefit through creation of durable assets of locally felt needs, namely drinking water, education, public health, sanitation and roads among other rural development activities under MPLAD Scheme.

The MPLAD Scheme has resulted into creation of various durable community assets which have impacted the social, cultural and economic life of the local communities in one way or the other.

The MPLAD Scheme is an ongoing Central Sector Scheme which was launched in 1993-94. Since the launch of the Scheme till August, 2017, a total number of 18,82,180 works for Rs. 44,929.17 crore have been sanctioned from MPLADS fund.

The Scheme enables the Members of Parliament to recommend works for creation of durable community assets based on locally felt needs to be taken up in their constituencies in the area of national priorities namely drinking water, education, public health, sanitation, roads among other development activities.

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