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Government of India
Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation
30-August-2012 17:06 IST
Review of MPLAD Scheme
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Statistics and Programme Implementation Shri Srikant Kumar Jena has said that apart from regular reviews of implementation of the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) in the States, the Ministry reviews implementation of the scheme twice in a year with Nodal Secretaries of the State/UT Governments.

In a written reply in the Lok Sabha today Shri Jena said, as per the MPLADS guidelines, a committee under the Chairmanship of the Chief Secretary/Development Commissioner/ Additional Chief Secretary is required to review progress of implementation of MPLAD Scheme with the District Authorities and MPs.

He said, works to be executed under MPLAD Scheme are governed by a set of guidelines last revised in August, 2012. These guidelines lay the broad principles & the eligible works, and the District Authorities are required to follow the procedure of the State/UT Government concerned while executing these works.