Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) was introduced in
December 1993. The objective is to enable the Members of Parliament (MP) to suggest and
get executed developmental works of capital nature based on locally felt needs with
emphasis on creation of durable assets. Administration.
Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) is a scheme formulated
by Government of India on 23 December 1993 that enables the members of parliaments
(MP) to recommend developmental work in their constituencies with an emphasis on
creating durable community assets based on locally felt needs.
Initially, this scheme was administered by Ministry of Rural Development. Later, in October
1994, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI) has been looking into
Elected Members of Rajya Sabha representing the whole of the State as they do, may select
works for implementation in one or more district(s) as they may choose.
Nominated Members of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha may also select works for
implementation in one or more districts, anywhere in the country.
MPs can also recommend work of upto Rs. 25 lakhs per year outside their constituency or
state of election to promote national unity, harmony and fraternity.
MPs can recommend work of upto 25 lakh for Natural Calamity in the state and upto Rs. 1
crore in the country in case of Calamity of Severe Nature (e.g. Tsunami, major cyclones and
A State level nodal department is chosen, which is responsible for supervision and
monitoring and maintaining coordination with line departments.
District authorities (DAs) sanction the work recommended by MPs; sanction funds; identify
implementation agency and user agency, implement the work on ground, transfer assets to
user agency, and report back to ministry about status of MPLADS in the district.
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