Hon’ble Prime Minister of India had announced the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) in the Parliament on 23rd December 1993. It is a Central Sector Scheme fully funded by the Government of India.
To enable Members of Parliament (MPs) to recommend works of developmental nature with emphasis on the creation of durable community assets based on the locally felt needs to be taken up in their constituencies/eligible areas.
Scheme is focused on the creation of durable assets for the aspirations and developmental needs of the community. Such needs are identified by the citizens and expressed through the Member of Parliament in form of recommendation under MPLADS.
The scheme focuses on creation of durable assets in the community in priorities sector such as drinking water, primary education, public health, sanitation and roads, etc.
Presently, Rs. 5 crore per annum in two installments of Rs. 2.5 crore each.
Total fund released as on date
Total expenditure as on date
Total works recommended as on date
Total works completed as on date
Settlement and closure of savings bank accounts of former Members of part-iameni after etapsinS of- stipulated time-period of zrmonths-reg.
Reminder for Settlement and closure of saving bank accounts of former Members of Parliament after elapsing of stipulated time period of 21 months
The MPLADS Guidelines have been made consistent with few flagship programmes of Government of India such as MGNREGA, Khelo India and Skill India. However, the contribution of MPLADS fund are used as per the Guidelines on MPLADS.
Latest guidelines on MPLADS
Shelters for imparting training for skill development will be permissible
In addition to this, the utilisation of MPLADS fund contributes towards Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan and Swach Bharat Abhiyan.
All India Review meet 2018
Development work in Area 1
Development work in Area 2