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Non-operation of MPLADS fund approved

  • IASbaba
  • April 7, 2020
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Non-operation of MPLADS fund approved

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Polity; Health 

In News:

  • The Central government has approved Non-operation of MPLADS for two years (2020-21 and 2021-22) for managing COVID 19. 

Key takeaways:

  • These funds will be used to strengthen Government’s efforts in managing the challenges and adverse impact of COVID19 in the country. 

Important value additions:

MPLADS fund

  • It is a scheme formulated by the Government of India that enables the members of parliaments (MP) to recommend developmental work in their constituencies. 
  • The emphasis is on creating durable community assets based on locally felt needs.
  • The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI) looks into its working.
  • The funds released under the scheme are non-lapsable.
  • The annual MPLADS fund entitlement per MP constituency is Rs. 5 crore.

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