To enable Member of Parliament to recommend works of developmental nature with emphasis on creation of durable community assets based on locally felt needs in their constituency.
Some of the priority areas of development under the scheme are:
The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has been responsible for the provision of guidelines, release of funds and prescribing monitoring mechanism for implementation of the Scheme
The MP’s must be recommend the work as per guidelines below:
The funds under the scheme are released directly to nodal District Authorities on receipt of requisite documents.
In order to foster a grass-root bottoms-up approach to innovation and development and to arrive at solutions for local problems, which are sustainable and scalable, there is a need for seeking out and campaigning for ideas that have the potential to solve challenges. Accordingly, based on the innovative ideas received from the local people regarding developmental projects, a ‘One MP – One Idea’ Competition may be held in each Lok Sabha constituency annually to select the three best innovations for cash awards and certificate of appreciation for next five best innovations.
Cash awards of Rs. 2.5 lakhs, Rs. 1.5 lakhs and Rs. 1 lakh will be awarded to the first, second and third prize winner respectively.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the proposal to continue the MPLAD scheme beyond the 12th Plan Period (2012-2017) up to March 31, 2020.
Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation
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